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Panama Canal Expansion Plan Challenged: A Megaport Will Suffice

LADB Article ID: 51757
Category/Department: Panama
Date: 2006-04-20
By: Mike Leffert

A group of Panamanian experts has determined that enlarging the Panama Canal is a bad idea. What the country really needs, say the experts, is a megaport that would allow container ships too large to navigate the present canal to offload containers onto ships that could pass through the locks.

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