On Wednesday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. Panama time (15:00 GMT), the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will inaugurate its state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility during a ceremony which will announce a number of other important Expansion updates as well. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, and the Panama Canal Administrator and CEO, Jorge L. Quijano, are expected to speak. The new training facility features docking bays, model tug boats, and replicas of the new and existing locks, gates and chambers—all at a 1:25 scale. This facility will provide additional hands-on experience to pilots and tugboat captains to operate in the expanded Panama Canal. The event will be streaming live online starting at 10:00 a.m. Panama time (15:00 GMT), 11:00 a.m. EST US, with English simultaneous interpretation here