Trio of LNG tankers set new milestone for expanded Panama Canal
For the first time since the Panama Canal’s expansion in 2016 three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers transited the waterway in less than a day, according to Bloomberg. Gaslog Hong Kong (93,557 dwt, built 2018) and Gaslog Gibraltar (87,981 dwt, built 2016) plus Clean Ocean (89,956 dwt, built 2014) made the journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic on Wednesday April 18, 2018.
A new shipping line was launched in Italy on April 19, 2018 and is due to start operations early next month with rorovessel Altinia. ProCargo Line will be operating regular connections between the Italian ports of Marina di Carrara and Cagliari with Sousse, Sfax and Zarzis in Tunisia.