The ACP have announced the West Lane of Gatun locks minor outage will be conducted on July 20th and will last for approximately 8 hours. Estimated capacity during the conservation of the canal will be 30-32 vessels with booking conditions of 1.a. On 23, 24th of July further maintenance awaits the East Lane of Miraflores locks with the estimated capacity of 32-34 vessels and expected booking condition of 1. Extent of conservation efforts approximated for Miraflores is 4 hours per day. Maintenance efforts will continue with the West Lane of Pedro Miguel locks on 26, 27th of July and are supposed to last 5 hours per day. During which time estimated canal capacity will be reduced to 32-34 vessels with the expected booking condition of 1.
Panama Canal celebrated two-year anniversary of its expansion on June 26th, 2018.