Update to the Panama Canal customer code procedure
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) published today the new version of the Customer Code procedure which includes the following changes.
Postponement of Draft Reductions for the Neopanamax Locks – March 7th, 2022
Based on the projected level of Gatun Lake for the following weeks, the maximum authorized draft for the Neopanamax locks will remain at 15.24 m (50.0 ft.) until March 15, 2022. Effective March 16, 2022, the maximum authorized draft for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks will be 15.09 m (49.5 feet) TFW. Effective March 29, 2022, the maximum authorized draft for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks will be 14.94 m (49.0 feet) TFW.