Open/Close Mobile Menu Open/Close Mobile Menu

Panama expansion boosts US mineral port

By Wayne Yamada
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016

Florida’s dry bulk port at Manatee is likely to benefit from expanded canal links to Asia. The BDI meanwhile was stronger this week but shipbrokers have expressed concerns over the effect the UK's Brexit vote might have on shipping.

Panama Canal_Karen Sheets de Gracia_via Flickr  
Expansion of the Panama Canal took nine years, cost $5.25bn and is likely to increase trade between Asia and the US. (Image source: Karen Sheets de Gracia via Flicker)


Port Manatee in Florida, US is likely to benefit from the expanded Panama Canal, which will facilitate additional trade...

This is a preview of the full article

Logo
  • 2 years pricing data on all minerals
  • The latest global news and features
  • Print magazine
  • Article archive ranging from 1988
  • Access on the move with IM Insight mobile app




Take a Trial or Subscription today. Start below: