Panama celebrates on Sunday inaugurated the new expansions in the navigational channel, that will double its carrying capacity and to achieve billions of dollars, despite the difficult times being experienced by international shipping.
And it is expected to attend the eight heads of state and about 30 thousand people ceremonies.
The expansion will cost, which amounted to $ 5.25 billion width of 158 feet (48.2 meters) and length of 984 feet (300 meters), after a delay of nearly two years because of the postponement of the construction work and labor disputes.
And you will be able owned by China's container ships, large and modern ships to use the channel now.
The vice president of planning and business development of the Panama Canal Authority Department Oscar Bazan: "There is evidence that the Panama Canal with this expansion, will be not only in the regional maritime trade an important player, but all over the world."
He continued: "Channel bet winner. Customers will not only provide the time but also money, because the Panama Canal is the way, which shortens the distance". Aa