Panama Canal Route

Panama Canal

it is a way of oceanic navigation between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean that crosses the Isthmus of Panama at its narrowest point.

Since its opening, which occurred on August 15, 1914, has had the effect of shortening over time and distance maritime lacomunicación, boosting the trade and economic exchange by providing a path of short transit and relatively cheap between the two oceans, decisively influencing the patterns of world trade, boosting economic growth in the developed and developing, in addition to providing the basic impetus for economic expansion in many remote regions. In 2012, the United States, China, Chile, Japan and South Korea were the top five users of the channel.