Channel cleared after vessel engine fire

31 Jan 2023 / Panama Canal, Panama

Following a fire which broke out yesterday (30 January) in the engine room of a container ship when maneuvering to PSA Terminal at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal, the Pacific transiting channel has been cleared and there are no delays for transiting vessels.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

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