Panama Canal / Maximum Allowable Draft for Neopanamax Locks – 15.2 m (50 feet) TFWMonday, 12th February 2018
We are pleased to inform that the PCA have just announced that effective today the new maximum allowable draft for vessels transiting the Neopanamax locks is increased to the maximum draft allowed by the Canal expansion project, which is 15.2 meters (50.0 feet) Tropical Fresh Water (TFW).
Attached will find the circular with the official announcement and details regarding when the max draft can be affected and suffer changes/decreases.
We’ll keep you posted on any updates.
Waypoint Port Services S.A. (Panama)
**Information provided by the Panama Canal Authority