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Panama Canal Opens Its Locks to More LNG Vessels

June 28, 2018


The changes, which will go into effect from October 1, 2018, would be made in anticipation of LNG transit needs, Panama Canal Authority’s Deputy Administrator Manuel E. Benitez said at the World Gas Conference in Washington, DC.

According to the canal, LNG transits at the waterway are expected to grow by more than 50 percent by the end of FY 2018 compared to FY 2017, for which it stands ready to receive.

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