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Old October 23rd, 2006, 10:26 AM
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there was a bit on GMA this morning about the expansion plans for the Panama Canal. They are making another, larger lock to accomodate larger cargo ships and larger cruise ships.
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Should be an amazing project.. costs over 5 BILLION $.
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I am still reading about this one. Thanks Dorothy, so don't make it any bigger yet!!!

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Old October 23rd, 2006, 06:16 PM
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The article was in our local newspaper in the travel section.
This should generate more $$$ for Panama. I wish the U.S had not given it back. But, thats another story, I wont go there.
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So this expansion would mean a lot to the cruise industry, right?
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yes Luanne it will mean that the larger cruise ships(Voyager class, Grand Class etc) will be able to fit thru the newer locks.
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Star Trekker.....Jimmy Carter come to mind?
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