Update to the Maximum Authorized Draft for the Neopanamax Locks – April 20th, 2021

Re:  Update to the Maximum Authorized Draft for the Neopanamax Locks

ADV23-2021  – Published April 19th, 2021

Rainfall in the Panama Canal watershed during the past weeks has allowed the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to postpone the implementation dates for the maximum authorized draft in the Neopanamax locks announced in Advisory to Shipping A-20-2021.

Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake for the following weeks, the maximum authorized draft in the Neopanamax locks will remain at 14.94 m (49.0 feet) TFW until further notice.

The maximum authorized draft of 14.78 m (48.5 feet) TFW, is hereby suspended.

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