U.S. ports readying for wider Panama Canal

01/15/2013 | Washington Post, The

The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is half done and U.S. ports are spending $6 billion to $8 billion a year to modernize and get ready for bigger ships they hope will come. Projects include expanded rail facilities, raising bridges and channel dredging. "The expanded canal will change global shipping, and is already beginning to do so," said Jorge Luis Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal.

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