Ship Agent in Panama Canal Transit coordination

Revised total daily capacity: Reduction in Transits Due to the Ongoing Deficit in Precipitation in the Canal Watershed

Panama Flash! – Panama City – October 31st, 2023

Reduction in Transits Due to the Ongoing Deficit in Precipitation in the Canal Watershed

Following our Panama flash announcement with advisory ADV48-2023, we have received notification from the Panama Canal Authority regarding the revised total daily capacity, which is as follows:

Transit dateBooked vesselsDaily capacity
November 3rd to November 7th, 20232528
November 8th to November 14th, 20232424
November 15th to November 30th, 20232424
December 1st to December 31st, 20232222
January 1st to January 31st, 20242020
February 1st   2024 until further notice1818

We strongly encourage our valued customers to actively engage in the transit reservation and auction system as it is a proactive measure to mitigate any potential delays. Please be advised that the allocation of the daily transit capacity will be exclusively granted to vessels with confirmed bookings starting from November 8th and onwards.

Should you require further information or have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Norton Lilly International (Panama) S.A.

Bldg. 3825  – Office 204

Howard – Panama-Pacifico

Panama, Rep. of Panama

Tel: (507) 304-4600

Main email:  (24 hours)


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