Will Nicaragua waterway allow largest containerships?


Details on the proposed Nicuraguan Canal are trickling out like seepage from an old lock gate but the Guardian newspaper is saying it will be wide enough for the largest containerships today. Given the time lag between what is on the water and the general press idea of a large ship, it seems this is unlikely to include the 18000 teu Triple-EEEs, the first of which is launched tomorrow (#Triple-E).

via Nicaragua waterway to dwarf Panama canal | World news | The Guardian.

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About Craig Jallal
A shipping analyst whose feels the need to comment on the industry.

One Response to Will Nicaragua waterway allow largest containerships?

  1. Joseph Tan says:

    Not possible. If the Nicaraguan canal would be to make economic sense, it would not only able to be navigated by Triple E container ship but also some ULCC if suddenly ULCC may be fashionable again

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