29 December 2017
Panama Canal, Panama

Changes in closing time for acceptance of booking applications

Effective January 1, 2018, the closing time for the acceptance of booking requests and other booking-related transactions for all vessel categories will change to 1500 hours on weekdays and 1430 hours on weekends and holidays.

This change will provide the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) personnel sufficient time to process the requests on the day they are received.

Any request received after the above-mentioned hours will be processed the following day.

 (For information about operations in Panama, contact GAC-Wilford & McKay at

Source: Panama Canal Authority Advisory to Shipping No.A-42-2017 dated 28 December 2017

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