Picture of the Day: Dredging in Panama

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The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed.

The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity.

The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) began last month, bringing Culebra Cut one step closer to connecting with the new Pacific-facing locks.

Canal de Panamá – La Ruta, a government organization, has just released on its facebook page this beautiful photo from the expansion project, with a large dredging vessel in the background.

 

 

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