Linda Hall Library
Science Engineering Technology

Big-Ship Ready: The Post-Panamax Era

Geraldine Knatz, Executive Director (retired), Port of Los Angeles The current Panama Canal expansion project is a game-changer: the immense post-Panamax containerships will alter global trade routes. Are we ready for a new definition of “big?” Dr. Geraldine Knatz...

The Panama Canal Expansion Project

Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO, Panama Canal Authority, 1996-2012 In 2007, the Panama Canal Authority began an ambitious $5 billion expansion project to add a third set of locks, an undertaking nearly equal in scope to the original building of the canal. Alberto Alemán...