Friday, February 18, 2011

2 Cruise Ships in the Miraflores Locks

Today we see 2 cruise ships, the Silver Whisper and the huge Coral Princess, in the Miraflores Locks on their respective North Bound Panama Canal Transit.
The Coral Princess and the Silver Whisper Cruise Ships

Saturday, February 12, 2011

MS Marina Oceania-class cruise ship

MS Marina is an Oceania-class cruise ship, seen here on her South Bound Panama Canal Transit today on February 12, 2011 in the Gatun Locks.

MS Marina Oceania-class cruise ship

Here we see the cruise ship in the Miraflores Locks

Class and type: Oceania class cruise ship
Length: 782 feet (238.35 m)
Speed:     20-knot (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Capacity: 1,252 passengers (double occupancy)
Crew:     780 crew

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Big And Small Ships In The Panama Canal

Here we see a sample of big and small ships in the Panama Canal. A huge container cargo ship passes under the Centennial Bridge and a small sail boat in the huge Canal Locks at Miraflores.