Drought causes Panama Canal to limit Ship Size

The Panama Canal will temporarily limit the size of ships using the waterway due to a drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon, authorities said.The Panama Canal Authority said the maximum ship draft will be cut to 11.89 meters (39 feet) from September 8, affecting 18.5 percent of vessels that normally transit the linkContinue reading “Drought causes Panama Canal to limit Ship Size”