The first rolling gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal

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The first rolling gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal is transported on a barge with the help of two tugboats through the Panama Canal in Panama City. According to Panama Canal authorities, the Panama Canal’s third set of locks has 16 rolling gates, eight for each new lock complex. The expansion project will allow bigger ships to transit, with two new sets of locks, one on the Pacific side and one on the Atlantic side.

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