You have 3 locks that take about 30 minutes each. The ship you see now is not the Island princess. It's gone already. This one apears to be a RCL ship, and it is coming in from the Pacific side. Gatun is the atlantic side.
The Island princess is currently sitting outside the canal at dock.
Post Edited (10-31-03 15:18)
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