Average Panama Canal passage wait times for Asia-bound LNG tankers from the US Gulf Coast without reservations are up to 13 days, the Panama Canal Authority has reported. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The wait times for Asia-bound cargoes have increased since the delays began in earnest in late October, while they have decreased for cargoes headed in the other direction. The ongoing constraints come at a time of surging export activity by the world’s third-largest producer of the super-chilled fuel based on capacity. Officials originally blamed fog, higher-than-average arrivals and additional safety procedures to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. In a statement to S&P Global Platts on Dec. 23, the Canal Authority cited the combination of global economic recovery and peak LNG season for […]