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Panama Canal Promoting More Than Pacific-Atlantic Shipping


Workers on the new Panama Canal locks, from

In a recent article in the New York Times, the plans for the future of American ports is credited, perhaps, to the success of the Panama Canal. With more and larger ships slated to be passing through the canal by 2015, some American ports are preparing to accept larger shipments in hopes that their million dollar investments will produce much larger returns.

For more on the developments in Panama and U.S. ports, please see:

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