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American ShipperShipping

Panama Canal Authority details vessel traffic through expanded waterway

Two dozen neopanamax vessels have transited the expanded Panama Canal since it opened June 26.

   The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said two dozen ships have transited the expanded canal in the first two weeks of its operation.
   A total of 11 containerships – four from MOL, two from China COSCO Shipping, two from Hanjin, and one each from “K” Line, MSC and Evergreen Line –  have used the waterway’s new lane and locks.
   Two car carriers – the NYK Iris Leader and the Glovis Sunrise – have used the canal, as well as 11 liquid petroleum gas carriers.
   In addition to the COSCO Shipping Panama, the first neopanamax containership to sail through the expanded waterway, the 10 other neopanamax containerships that have since transited the canal include:
     • COSCO China Shipping’s 8,530-TEU Xin Mei Zhou, which is deployed on the AWE4 (jointly operated by the CKYHE Alliance and CSCL) between Asia and the U.S. East Coast;
     • MOL’s 10,000-TEU MOL Benefactor and 10,000-TEU MOL Beyond, serving on the G6 Alliance’s NYX service between Asia and the U.S. East Coast;
     • MOL’s 6,724-TEU MOL Majesty and 6,724-TEU MOL Modern, serving on the PA2 (jointly operated by the G6 Alliance and ZIM) between Asia and the U.S. East Coast as well as the U.S. West Coast on the return voyage to Asia;
     • Hanjin’s 6,655-TEU Hanjin Bremerhaven and 6,655-TEU Hanjin Chonging, which both serve on the AWE1 (jointly operated by the CKYHE Alliance and ZIM) between Asia and the U.S. East Coast
     • MSC’s 8,800-TEU MSC Brunella, serving on a loop (jointly operated by MSC, Maersk, Safmarine, Sealand and Hapag-Lloyd) between North Europe, Latin America and the United States;
     • Evergreen’s 8,452-TEU Ever Lambent, serving on the NUE (jointly operated by Evergreen and Hanjin) between Asia East and the U.S. East Coast;
     • And “K” Line’s  8,120-TEU Hannover Bridge, serving on the CKYHE’s alliance’s AWE3 between Asia and the U.S. East Coast.

Chris Dupin

Chris Dupin has written about trade and transportation and other business subjects for a variety of publications before joining American Shipper and Freightwaves.

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