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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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaragua_Canal


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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