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Panama Canal Busier


The Panama Canal has logged higher ship tonnage figures for its financial year ending 30 September.

The key waterway said it registered 326.8m Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) in the period, compared to 320.6m PC/UMS tons the year before.

It said the increase was mainly driven by bulkers, which saw an 18.2% spike at 85.9m PC/UMS tons, up from 72.7m PC/UMS tons in 2012/13. Read more here.