Panama Canal

August 14, 2015, 1pm PDT
Local businesses and a global economy are driving growth at the Port of Houston. More opportunity growth could be on its way soon, too.
Houston Chronicle
February 4, 2014, 12pm PST
What lifts up to 1,750 tons? Goodbye "Left Coast Lifter". Hello "I Lift New York". The massive crane was barged 6,000 miles through the Panama Canal to begin construction of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge, having completed the Bay Bridge job.
New York Post
July 27, 2013, 5am PDT
President Obama used a tour of Jaxport to promote infrastructure investment, e.g. accommodating larger ships and intermodal cargo transfer to trains to stimulate the economy and increase employment, and maybe convert some Republicans to the cause.
The New York Times - Politics
May 5, 2012, 5am PDT
In spite of doubts about economic viability, port cities on the Atlantic scramble to make room for mega cargo ships, Curtis Tate reports.
McClatchy
August 19, 2011, 1pm PDT
Completed in 1914, the project was the most ambitious undertaking by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its time. Today, the $5.25 billion upgrade is in the works.
The New York Times
March 3, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>This report from <em>NPR</em> looks at how climate change may affect the future of the Panama Canal.</p>
NPR