There’s a lot going on in the Panama Canal.

And all of it is good news for you and your vessels…

The Panama Canal Authority has announced an increase in daily slots in the Panamax Locks.

Here’s what it looks like:

🆕1️⃣ An additional slot will become available for supers in Booking Period 2 (14 days prior to transit date) – available for transit dates beginning March 25, 2024. Applications for this additional slot will begin on March 11, 2024, at 0900 hours.

📅✌️ Two additional slots will be offered through auction at the opening of Booking Period 3 (seven days prior to transit date).

🚢🔢Of the four daily slots to be auctioned, three slots will be offered to supers and one slot to regular vessels. If the auction for regular vessels closes without interested vessels, the slot may be auctioned to supers.


➡️ Click here for the official Advisory to Shipping (No. A 08 2024)


Our Commercial Director, Martaxelle Erussard, is currently in Panama learning more about this engineering wonder of the world!


Do you have vessels in Panama? Contact MasOceans SA together with our local partners in Panama, CAPAS Shipping Agency, your port calls will run smoothly in:

📍Bahía Las Minas (Terminal Granalera & Chevron), Colón 2000, Colón Container Terminal, Oil Tanking, Manzanillo International Terminal, Melones Oil Terminal, P.P.C. Balboa & Drydock MEC, Patsa & Potsa, PPC Christóbal & Telfer Tanks, PSA, PTP Charzo Azul, PTP Chiriquí Grande, Taboguilla.

➡️ Book a port call with Martaxelle Erussard
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