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The Suez is sea level, so there are no locks.

Panama is working on a new set of locks and other expansions (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal_expansion_projec...) that will allow for post-Panamax ships.

There's also going the be a new competing canal in Nicaragua to be started in December this year.


Not for triple Es though, new panamax is 366m length, 49m beam and 15.2m draft.

Triple Es are 400m long and 59m wide, though their draft fits hair-tight (14.5m)

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