Panama Canal Ties Traffic Record
Wednesday, August 15 2007 @ 03:19 PM UTC
Contributed by: Don Winner
All of the record-tying vessels were container vessels and, due to the size of the vessel (greater than 900 feet), require more time and resources to transit the waterway. Of the nine, Maersk and Evergreen own two vessels each and the remaining belonged to MSC, ZIM, CMA-CGM, HAPAG-LLOYD and COSCO.
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