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96% of the world’s container ship fleet can cross the Panama Canal
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96% of the world’s container ship fleet can cross the Panama Canal

The allowed length increase was possible "thanks to the experience" of the Canal's human team, "which has operated the Neopanamax locks safely and reliably" since they were inaugurated on June 26, 2016, said the administrator of the Panama Canal. , Ricaurte Vásquez Morales. Panama- The Panama Canal reported this Tuesday that raised until the 370,33 metros la length allowed in your extended lane, which enables the 96,8 % from world fleet from container ship a Cross is interoceanic route.ALSO READ: Panama receives 42,120 new doses of Pfizer vaccinesThe length is the length of a boat from the bow to stern. The allowed in order to Cross the locks enlarged oneopanamax passed 367.28 meters (1,205 feet) to 370.33 meters (1,215 feet), specified the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).It is change ena...
Administrator of the Panama Canal was infected with Covid-19
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Administrator of the Panama Canal was infected with Covid-19

The senior Canal official, as established by the measures and protocols issued by the entity and by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), is kept in isolation, fulfilling his mandatory quarantine. Panama. The doctor. Ricaurte Vasquez Morales, administrator of Canal from Panama (ACP), se contagion with Covid-19, as confirmed this Thursday by the entity itself, through a statement.The high Commissioner of the Canal, as establish the measures Y protocols issued by the entity and for him Ministry from Health (Minsa), remains isolated fulfilling his mandatory quarantine. ALSO READ: They do not know where the spill occurred that screwed up Taboga; assess the areaWhile Dr. Vasquez Morales stay in quarantine the functions related to his cargo will continue to perform so normal, "in accordance with...
Canal workers protested again, but peacefully
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Canal workers protested again, but peacefully

The complainants, as on previous occasions, carry banners with messages such as "No to the time of death by imposition", since according to allegations, there are colleagues who work 12 and 18-hour shifts. The canal workers, again they went out to to protest in the area of Balboa, frente al edifficult from Canal Administration, in order to report what they consider 'inhumane treatment'.The complainers, as on previous occasions, they carry banners with messages What "No to the schedules of death by imposition ", since according to allegations, there are co-workerI know that they work shifts from 12 and 18 hours, which does not give them enough time to rest. ALSO READ: There are 389 positive cases of Covid-19 and 3 deathsThe canaleros are also asking for salary adjustments and the regula...
Canal and Riot Workers clash amid protest
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Canal and Riot Workers clash amid protest

Waving Panamanian flags and burning tires, the workers protested peacefully, shouting slogans and requesting "respect for the canal worker", as they allege they receive mistreatment at their jobs. Canal Workers, they went out to to protest the delay isand Thursday, in front of edifice from Administration of Panama Canal, on Balboa, in order to report sassumptions "inhuman" treatment.Waving banderas from Panama and burning tires, Workers they protested from peaceful way, While they shout slogans Y they requested "respect for the canal employee", as they allege they receive bad treatments in the stalls from job. READ ALSO: They offer $ 50 thousand for information on "Cholo Chorrillo" and 25 thousand sticks for "RiRri"Suddenly, the tense calm I know broke when showed up in Balboa a quota ...
« Judas and the Black Messiah », infiltré chez les Black Panthers
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« Judas and the Black Messiah », infiltré chez les Black Panthers

Judas and the Black Messiahde Shaka KingAt 9 p.m., Tuesday April 27, on Canal + and on My CanalIn 2018, Spike Lee created a surprise with BlacKKKlansman, which recounted how, in the midst of a civil rights struggle, one of Colorado's first black police officers managed to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in order to expose its abuses and fight against its impunity. In Judas and the Black Messiah, it is a small thug accused of car theft who, at the end of the 1960s, in Chicago, is forced to infiltrate the Black Panthers, whose rise in power throughout the country worries the boss of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover.But the comparison stops there. If in his very personal style, a mixture of humor and angry militancy, the director of How Darling threw a stone in the garden of Donald Tru...
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Egyptian officials say ship "successfully refloated" in Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week was "successfully refloated" as of Monday morning, according the chairman of Egypt's canal authority, but it was unclear when shipping through the critical waterway would resume. A statement posted to the Egyptian government's Suez Canal Authority (SCA), attributed to chairman and director Admiral Osama Rabie, said the MV Ever Given "has been successfully refloated. This was the result of successful push and tow maneuvers which led to the restoration of 80% of the vessel's direction."The SCA said the stern of the hulking cargo ship was now positioned about 335 feet from the bank of the canal, whereas it had previously been stuck only about 15 feet from the bank.High tide was expected...
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Apparent progress freeing mammoth cargo ship blocking Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week has been "re-floated," a global marine services provider said early Monday, but other firms said it's only been partially freed. It was unclear when the mammoth Ever Given would be positioned so shipping could resume on the critically important waterway. Inchcape Shipping tweeted that the Ever Given was "re-floated" at 4:30 a.m. local time and was "being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once they are known." The tweet included a diagram appearing to show the ship partially straightened. The MV Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 04:30 lt 29/03/2021. She is being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once the...
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Apparent major progress freeing mammoth cargo ship blocking Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week has been "re-floated," a global marine services provider said early Monday, but other firms said it's only been partially freed. It was unclear when the mammoth Ever Given would be positioned so shipping could resume on the critically important waterway. Inchcape Shipping tweeted that the Ever Given was "re-floated" at 4:30 a.m. local time and was "being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once they are known." The tweet included a diagram appearing to show the ship partially straightened. The MV Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 04:30 lt 29/03/2021. She is being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once the...
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So, Ever Given Is Absolutely, Totally Stuck. An Expert Explains How to Save a Megaship

One of the world's largest container ships, named Ever Given, has been wedged across the Suez Canal since it was blown off course by high winds in the early hours of March 23, blocking one of the busiest maritime trade corridors in the world.  The incident has created a logjam of hundreds of tankers, the operators of which are now weighing up whether to wait for the stranded container ship to be cleared, or whether rerouting around the Cape of Good Hope, at the southernmost point of Africa, will hasten their arrival at port.That decision hinges upon how long it'll take to refloat the Ever Given, tugging it away from the banks of the canal and back into operation. Several maritime salvage firms, with experience rescuing stricken vessels, are already in attendance at the scene – but it's un...
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Cargo ship remains stuck in Suez Canal for 5th day after effort to free it failed

A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt's Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities prepared to make new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial east-west waterway for global shipping. The Ever Given's owners say a gust of wind pushed it and its huge cargo of more than 20,000 shipping containers sideways in the canal on Tuesday, wedging it between the canal's sandy banks. The massive vessel got stuck in a single-lane stretch of the canal a few miles from its southern entrance.  Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, the technical manager of the Ever Given, said an attempt Friday to free it failed.  A general view of Ever Given, which is stuck in the Suez canal.  Samuel Mohsen/picture a...