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Panama Canal Locks Lane Outage and the Transit Reservation System.
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The ACP has announced the Pedro Miguel Locks center wall culvert will be out of service, for cylindrical valve and rising stem valve maintenance and culvert fissure sealing, beginning at 2200 hrs 9th June 2018 until 0400 hrs 21st June 2018. Single culvert operations for filling and spilling will be conducted, on both lanes, during this period. Each lane will be closed, for eight hours in the beginning, and at the end of this period, for installation and removal of bulkheads. In accordance, with the rules governing the Transit Reservation System (OP’s Notice to Shipping No. N-7-2018), Condition 1.a, for the Panamax locks will be in effect from 10th June 2018, through 20th June 2018. Applications for reserved transits, while Condition 1.a is in effect, will be received beginning at 0900 hrs 7th 2018. The booking slot available, through the auction process, as well as the slots available for regular vessels less than 300 feet in LOA, and the slots for Neopanamax vessels will continue to be offered, during this period.

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