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2015-02-24 16:30:19

Ever since it was opened in 1914, the Panama Canal has been an invaluable way to pass ships from ocean to ocean, but the canal has also been a way for invasive species to invade the Gulf of Mexico and the waters beyond.

2014-08-29 23:04:15

Other Notable Experts – from the Smithsonian to the International Space Station – Take Attendees to Deep Sea and Space Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August

2014-06-24 23:10:30

Online cruise booking website, Cruise Voyant, will soon feature new Panama Canal cruise itineraries for larger ships including the Celebrity Solstice and Cunard’s Queen Mary 2. Fort

2014-03-05 23:21:26

Library opens Panama Canal exhibition April 8; announces year-long centennial programs and lecture series, including Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.

2012-01-24 11:09:57

Expansion of one of the world's most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim.

2011-03-14 16:04:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of the Panama Canal, due to be completed in 2014, is one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects in decades, an audacious plan that is sending waves of change across the maritime world.

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2010-11-19 10:09:11

New data suggest that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating a significant seismic risk for Panama City and the Panama Canal.

2010-07-26 12:14:00

SEATTLE, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aconex, the world's largest provider of project collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, has been selected to service the US$3.2 billion Panama Canal Third Set of Locks Project.


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