Temporary adjustment of the draft level in Panama Canal

📌 The Panama Canal reported that a temporary adjustment of the draft level for Neopanamax ships came into force since April 19, 2023.

What caused this❓

Recently, a drought that led to low water levels.

What was offered ❓

Transit vessels were offered a draft of 47.5 feet instead of the permitted 50 feet.

We hope that the rainy season will allow you to cancel these measures!

Source: https://pancanal.com/por-temporada-seca-ajuste-transitorio-calado/.