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Panama Canal Expansion Reaches 85% Completion; First Pacific Lock Gate Installed

(Platts)

The Panama Canal expansion project is now 85% complete, following the installation Monday of the first lock gate at the waterway's Pacific entrance, the Panama Canal Authority said.

The gate, located in what is known as lock head one, is the first of eight gates that will be installed on the Pacific side of the waterway. Click here to read more.