Thursday, February 21, 2013

Zuiderdam and Island Princess Cruise Ships

In these images we see the Zuiderdam and Island Princess Cruise Ships  entering the Gatun Locks from the Caribbean side of Panama doing a partial Panama Canal transit, visiting the Gatun Lake and later heading out to the Caribbean again. These images where taken today February 21 2013.

Zuiderdam and Island Princess Cruise Ships

Zuiderdam and Island Princess Cruise Ships

Gatun Locks


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

How much bigger can container ships get?

BBC News writes here: The world's cargo ships are getting big, really big. No surprise, perhaps, given the volume of goods produced in Asia and consumed in Europe and the US. But are these giant symbols of the world's trade imbalance growing beyond all reason?
Container ship in transiting the Panama Canal

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Coral Princess Cruise Ship

Here we see 2 images, one from the Coral Princess Cruise Ship live cam and the second one at the same moment from the Panama Canal Pedro Miguel Locks showing the ship in front of the ongoing Panama Canal expansion project. These images show the cruise ship on her south bound Panama Canal transit today on a sunny Carnival Tuesday February 12 2013.

Coral Princess Cruise Ship Live Cam

Coral Princess Cruise Ship - Pedro Miguel Locks, Panama Canal