The Panama Canal's third lane opened for business, following Sunday's transit of the 9,472-TEU COSCO Shipping Panama.

The 9,472-TEU containership, built this year and renamed specifically for the historic event, entered the new Agua Clara locks from the Atlantic Ocean early Sunday morning, and spent the day traveling through the waterway.


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