Latest Panama Canal Stories

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.

2011-03-01 14:10:00

Archaeologists said that the cannons recovered from a river in Panama could have belonged to the legendary pirate Henry Morgan.

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 14:02:00

SEATTLE, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is offering exceptional Early Advantage savings of up to 50 percent off on a wide selection of 2011 cruises and CruiseTours when booked by September 15, 2010.

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.

2010-05-26 15:56:00

SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011 and 2012, three Holland America Line ships -- ms Veendam, ms Rotterdam and ms Prinsendam -- will explore South America's rugged natural beauty, indigenous cultures and contrasting cities during unforgettable cruising expeditions.

2010-04-28 05:55:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: NEWL) ("NewLead") announced today that it has completed the first phase of its turnaround with the sale of three additional non-core vessels and the agreement to purchase one newbuild Post-Panamax vessel.

2010-02-02 12:41:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line highlights warm tropical destinations from October 2010 through April 2011 with an exceptional variety of Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico and Hawaii cruises.

2009-11-19 14:35:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the nine 2009 Readers' Choice Awards that Holland America Line has received from Porthole Cruise Magazine are five that recognize the line's varied and port-intensive cruise itineraries.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.