Panama Canal Increases Capacity

Panama Canal grain shipments increase as drought slows. The canal authority has increased daily booking slots to 27 and is implementing long-term solutions to combat drought conditions in the region. Experts say the canal still needs to be at total capacity but is moving in the right direction. The impending rainy season should bring more water to the canal and increase shipping capacity. The news implies that global grain shipments should move more efficiently through the Americas despite recent slowdowns.

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