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Canals, Ports & Terminals — By on October 27, 2013 at 11:14 PM

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* Panama, Panama Canal – Date change for scheduled maintenance

DATE: October 27, 2013
PORT: Panama Canal
Date change for scheduled maintenance

Due to operational reasons, the lane outages at Pedro Miguel and Gatun
Locks for miter gate maintenance scheduled from Thursday October 31 to
Friday November 1 2013 will be rescheduled to begin on Wednesday October 30
2013 at 2200 hours through Thursday October 31, 2013 at 0600 hours.

As a result, and in accordance with the rules governing the Transit
Reservation System, Condition 1a will be in effect on Ocotber 31 2013.

Applications for reserved transits wile the abovementioned condition is in
effect will be received beginning 0900 hours October 28 2013. The
Just-In-Time (JIT) trasnit slots available for booked supers will be
reduced to one (1) per direction, and the JIT slots available for booked
regular vessels transiting without restrictions  will remian at one(1) per
direction. The booking slot available through the Auction Process, as well
as slots available for regular vessels less than 300 feet in LOA, will
continue to be offered during the period.

(For information about operations in Panama contact GAC-Wilford & McKay at

Source: Panama Canal Authority Avdisory to Shipping No.A-29-2013 dated 25
Ocotber 2013

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