A ‘Neo-Panamax’ event

On June 26th 2016, I witnessed a historic event at the Cocolí Locks in Panamá.  The previous day, Jim & I had been to the Miraflores Locks during a Press Briefing, but neither seeing a ‘Panamax’ container ship transiting the locks on the 25th, nor during my first visit to Miraflores nearly 20 years ago, prepared me for Continue reading “A ‘Neo-Panamax’ event”

A ‘Panamax’ event

When Jim & I traveled to Panamá to cover the inauguration of the expanded Canal Locks, we were also able, as registered members of the Press, to attend a Press only briefing and tour the day before the big event.

miraflores group photo
Group Photo of attending members of the Press.

We were able to visit the Miraflores Centennial Locks & Visitor Center… a place Continue reading “A ‘Panamax’ event”

Panama Canal Expansion

As many of you know, I recently covered the Panama Canal Expansion Ceremonies. It was a grand celebration, and a big day for Panama. Buddy and I enjoyed being part of it, and we came away with a Continue reading “Panama Canal Expansion”