The World's Shortcut: How the Panama Canal Works by Wendover Productions - 4 months ago

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References:
[1] https://maritime-connector.com/wiki/panamax/
[2] https://www.pancanal.com/eng/general/canal-faqs/index.html
[3] https://www.inboundlogistics.com/cms/article/neo-panamax-era-arrives-why-shippers-should-take-notice/
[4] https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/evergreen-container-ship-makes-record-transit-through-panama-canal
[5] https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/oocl-hong-kong-achieves-guinness-world-record
[6] https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/MABR-07-2017-0014
[7] https://www.pancanal.com/eng/op/tariff/1010-0000-Rev20180802.pdf
[8] https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Suez-becoming-canal-of-choice-for-Asia-US-shipments
[9] https://www.economist.com/united-states/2012/01/28/the-fickle-asian-container
[10] https://www.reuters.com/article/us-panama-canal/panama-opens-canal-extension-amid-growth-risks-cost-battle-idUSKCN0ZC0Q9
[11] https://www.constructiondive.com/news/njs-bayonne-bridge-project-over-budget-raising-cost-to-17b/512646/; https://www.wsp.com/en-US/insights/bayonne-bridge-raising-opens-ports-to-worlds-largest-ships
[12] https://www.economist.com/business/2016/06/18/wider-impact
[13] https://www.americanshipper.com/news/?autonumber=64566&source=redirected-from-old-site-link
[14] https://en.caucedo.com
[15] https://www.economist.com/americas-view/2014/02/28/ripple-effects
[16] https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/17/climate/drought-water-shortage-panama-canal.html

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