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‘Missile equipment’ found on seized North Korean ship, says Panama

A North Korean-flagged ship carrying what is believed to be “sophisticated missile equipment” hidden in sugar containers was stopped while returning home from Cuba, Panamanian officials said late Monday.Full story

Panama Canal rail traffic hit by computer glitch

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Thousands of containers have been stuck at Panamanian ports after a computer glitch hampered communication with the railway, causing significant delays, officials said on Friday. Full story

Dynasties of the Sea: Panama Canal Expansion

  Robert Bugbee, Scorpio Tankers president & director, and Peter Evensen, Teekay CEO, discuss the expansion of the Panama Canal to be completed by 2014.

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