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Panama Canal modifies transit reservation and OMS fees to reflect growing demand

by Erick Gálvez 15 Apr 09:56 UTC
Panama Canal © Energy Observer

Increases were announced but until now were never quantified. Transit service fees increase for yachts.

  • Panama Canal Security Charge is now US$165.00
  • Transit vessel inspection service $75.00

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