|LOCKS LANE AND CULVERT OUTAGES
Panama Canal, Panama
|Locks lane and culvert outages|
|Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama|
|Beginning at 2200 hours on Monday, July 31, 2017, until 2359 hours on Thursday, August 10, 2017, (10 days), the EAST lane of Miraflores Locks will be out of service for scheduled dry chamber repair work on Miter Gates 104, 105, 120, and 121. During this period, Miter Gates 122 and 123 will also be installed in position 120-121.
Concurrent with the lane outage at Miraflores Locks, a culvert outage will take place on the EAST lane of Gatun Locks, in order to perform repair work on rising stem valves 207, 223, 228, 229, and 244, during the following dates:
As a result, and in accordance with the rules governing the Transit Reservation System (OP’s Notice to Shipping No. N-7-2017), Condition 2 for the Panamax locks will be in effect from Tuesday, August 1, 2017, until Thursday, August 10, 2017.
(For information about operations in the Panama Canal, contact GAC-Wilford & McKay at gac-wilformckay.panama@gac.
Source: Panama Canal Authority Advisory to Shipping No. A-23-2017 dated July 24, 2017