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VIDEO: Bulk carrier destroys railway bridge in Panama Canal

Screen grab. Ship collides with rail bridge

PortandTerminal.com, June 25, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – What is it with ships and bridges lately? Last week a Chinese factory fishing vessel crashed into a pedestrian bridge at the Ecuadorian Naval Shipyard destroying it. This week, a bulk carrier transiting the Panama Canal took out the railroad bridge in Gamboa on Tuesday, causing major damage to that bridge as …

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New Record: Expanded Panama Canal Breaks 15,000 TEU Vessel Threshold

PortandTerminal.com, May 16, 2019 The Panama Canal completed an important test this week to see whether a 15,000 TEU container ship could safely get through the Expanded Panama Canal (EPC). They succeeded, safely proving that the EPC can transit a vessel the size of Evergreen’s Triton. See video in the Panama Canal’s Twitter page below. The Triton holds the honour …

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