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Expanded Panama Canal Officially Opens
The largest enhancement project since the canal opened in 1914 will provide the world's shippers, retailers, manufacturers and consumers with greater shipping options, better maritime service, enhanced logistics and supply-chain reliability.
June 26 or Bust
There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.
September/October 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 5)
Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.
Panama Canal: Bigger, Better and Ready to Rumble
Two years later than the original plan, the $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal is set to be completed in April, dramatically altering the global shipping paradigm.
Feature Story: Logistics – Big Wheels Keep On Rollin’
So far, 2014 has been a banner year for freight haulers, but this success has a down side: a capacity crisis may be looming.
FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era
A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.
INDUSTRY FOCUS: Points of Entry for Cash-Rich Cargo
At least $13 billion in public investment is earmarked for port development in the next decade. With the expansion of the Panama Canal and steady growth of U.S. exports, developers and investment interests are bullish on U.S. ports. From the January/February 2013 issue
Seaports Safe Harbors for U.S. Industrial Real Estate Sector
Seaports proving to be safe harbors for U.S. industrial real estate sector, despite a turbulent global economy; big box space close to seaports is disappearing fast.