Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the Panama Canal is a man-made waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The 50-mile passage allows ships to avoid the long route around the southernmost tip of South America and its completion was a significant milestone for maritime trade.
In this video, we’ll provide an overview and tips from our December 2021 partial transit of the Panama Canal when our ship – the Emerald Princess – sailed through the new Agua Clara locks, from the Caribbean Sea to Gatun Lake and back.
0:00 - Overview
5:57 - Tips
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