October 21, 2021

Expanded Panama Canal ushers in new era of global trade

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From Caribbean News Now PANAMA CITY, Panama — The expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. During Sunday’s official inauguration ceremony, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Panama Canal administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano spoke to a crowd of more than 25,000 Panamanians, Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around […]

Maritime panel to hold sessions on port congestion

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By Bruce Smith From Caribbean Life ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) _ Maritime leaders were told Tuesday that a federal commission is planning a series of meetings on dealing with port congestion that has resulted from a rebounding economy and bigger ships calling at the nation’s ports. They also learned that completion of the expanded […]