Re:  Cocoli Locks Scheduled Lane Outage


ADV16-2021 – March 12th 2021


Beginning at 0800 hours on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, until 1800 hours (10 hours), Cocoli Locks will be out of service for scheduled maintenance.

As a result, and in accordance with the rules governing the Transit Reservation System (OP Notice to Shipping No. N-7-2021), only the conditional booking slot for the Neopanamax locks will be offered during Period 2 for March 30, 2021.


Applications for this slot will be received beginning at 0900 hours March 16, 2021.

Reserved slots that were awarded prior to the opening of Period 2 and become available after the opening of Period 2, may be reallocated to interested vessels.

Conditional slot

The third slot offered during the 2nd booking period (regardless the direction), may only be assigned to vessels that meet the following criteria:

(a) Full container vessels with a length overall (LOA) of less than 335.28 meters (1,100 feet), beam less than 43.28 meters (142 feet), and deep draft less than 13.72 meters (45 feet), Tropical Fresh Water (TFW); or OP Notice to Shipping N-7-2021 Panama Canal Transit Reservation System 6

(b) Vessels with precaution designator of PD-1 or PD-2 (excluding full container vessels) with a beam of 36.58 meters (120 feet) or less, or with a length overall (LOA) of 259.08 meters (850 feet) or less; or

(c) Other vessel types with a length overall (LOA) of less than 304.8 meters (1,000 feet), beam of less than 41.15 meters (135 feet), and deep draft of less than 13.72 meters (45 feet) Tropical Fresh Water (TFW). – page no. 5


Whether any additional enquiry arise, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please always respond to our following group emails:

Operations Department;

Shipmanagement Team;

Courier & Spares    ;



Norton Lilly International (Panama) S.A.

Bldg. 3825  – Office 204, Howard – Panama-Pacífico

Panama, Rep. of Panama

Tel: (507) 304-4600 

Fax: (507) 269-3926

Main email:  (24 hours)

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