The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers.

Supply Chain Dive –With one of the worst droughts in history, the canal is forced to place restrictions on the amount of cargo ships can carry.

The Panama Canal, and Central America more broadly, is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recorded history. With less water, the canal is forced to place restrictions on the amount of cargo ships can carry, meaning carriers have to limit the shippers they can serve on routes that rely on this waterway.

Read the full article to see commentary from AGL CEO Jon Slangerup on how this is affecting ocean carriers.

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