Neopanamax Boxship Hits Wall while Traversing Panama Canal

July 25, 2016

MV Xin Fei Zhou, a 8,500 TEU Neopanamax containership owned by China Cosco Shipping (COSCO), made contact with the wall while transiting the Expanded Panama Canal’s new Agua Clara locks Thursday, July 21, local media reported. The containership’s hull was reportedly damaged and breached, however, the canal’s traffic was not affected as the wall suffered only a minor damage.

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