Panama water levels expected to rise 2 metres this summer

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SHIPPING traffic in the Panama Canal has witnessed a recent increase following relief from drought conditions, reports London’s Financial Times. Despite its recent alleviation, the Financial Times has reported that water levels yet remain lower than usual. Ship arrivals in the canal totalled 739 in April, down from 1,026 the previous year. This contrasts with a low of 692 in February, as reported by Marine Traffic, following over six months of disruption. Water levels in Lake Gatun, the canal’s...

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