BC Ferry to Pass Through Panama Canal Today

New ferry to pass through Panama Canal today
Saturday, November 17, 2007

Those interested in B.C. Ferries' latest vessel can view the ship online today as it passes through the Panama Canal.

The Coastal Renaissance is scheduled to move through the canal beginning about 4:30 a.m. The canal trip is expected to take 111/2 hours.

Built in Germany, the new Super C-class vessel is expected to arrive in B.C. in mid-December.

To view the ship, go to www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html. You can also visit B.C. Ferries' home page at www.bcferries.com. to study the passage.