That New Panama Canal

The old Panama Canal, the narrow canal, uses little train engines to pull the ships into and from the locks. The new, wider, BIGGER canal does not; instead it uses tugs. Apparently it is nearly a nightmare, and not going well. This article below is not about the tugs in the locks per se but other problems, but still…..teething problems? Or a fatal flaw? Only time will tell….

https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2016/16391/ym-unity-mishap-panama-canal/

 

 

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