December 11, 2015 update: Jaruco made through the canal with ease and from last update 2 1/2 hours from destination- Los Suenos.
Friends of InTheBite recently transited the Panama canal. Here is what a Panama Canal itinerary looks like. Who has made the transit?
Please find below Panama Canal southbound transit program for MY JARUCO;
09 1545 – Pilot boarding time at Flats area
09 1716 – Entering Gatun Locks
09 1836 – Clearing Gatun Locks
09 2151 – Entering Pedro Miguel Locks
09 2226 – Clearing Pedro Miguel Locks
09 2246 – Entering Miraflores Locks
09 2351 – Clearing Miraflores Locks
FYI, boat crew must be stand by on VHF channel 12/16 waiting for Cristobal Signal
Station final pilot instructions.
– The above mentioned transit program is subject to change from Panama Canal
Here is a link to the live Panama Canal Camera. http://www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html