12 September 2017
Panama Canal, Panama

Miraflores Locks lane outage

Beginning at 0600 hours on Friday, September 15, 2017, the EAST lane of Miraflores Locks will be out of service for approximately 10 hours due to final adjustments on Miter Gates 104 and 105.

As a result, and in accordance with the rules governing the Transit Reservation System, Condition 1.a for the Panamax locks will be in effect on Friday, September 15, 2017.

Applications for reserved transits while Condition 1.a is in effect will be received beginning at 0900 hours on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The booking slot through the auction process will be available if required.

(For information about operations in the Panama Canal, contact GAC-Wilford & McKay at

Source: Panama Canal Authority Advisory to Shipping A-32-2017 dated 11 September 2017

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