Next two months ‘pivotal’ in Panama’s battle to keep canal water levels topped up 

The daily deficit of water at the Gatun reservoir in the centre of the Panama Canal is the equivalent of 1,200 Olympic-sized swimming pools, with the canal’s administrators warning yesterday that water levels at the lake are at their lowest levels ever recorded during a rainy season.  The Gatun...

Bulk carriers and containerships moving at slowest speeds on record this year

Two of the main shipping segments which have disappointed the most earnings-wise this year have resorted to slowing their ships down considerably this year. According to Clarksons Research ships in the the containership and bulk carrier sectors have travelled at record slow speeds this year....

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