Friday Focus: Zuckerberg’s Panama Canal Tour


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, recently paid a visit to the Panama Canal, where he was granted permission to open the locks for a chemical tanker passing through, according to gCaptain

PTI previously reported that the Panama Canal had announced its plan to spend around US$17bn on a re-expansion programme that would entail constructing a fourth set of locks, in a bid to allow today’s mega-ships to transit the canal.

To view the April update of the Panama Canal Expansion Programme, click here

The world’s third largest shipping line CMA CGM has recently announced that it will be creating a maritime hub at Kingston Container Terminal, Jamaica in preparation for when the Panama Canal opens for container business.

Facebook, the world’s largest global social media network, has a total worth of around US$210bn and has as many monthly users as China’s total population, according to CNBC.

(Source: Le Estrella De Panama)

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