Panama Canal Chief to speak on Isle of Palms

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCIV)--Charleston port deepening project opens another new chapter on the Isle of Palms Tuesday.

The Panama Canal Authority outgoing head, Alberto Aleman Zubieta is scheduled to speak today at the South Carolina International Trade Conference this afternoon.

Zubeita is expected to address the world shipping industry and weigh in on the decision to deepen Charleston Harbor to allow for bigger ships to land in the Holy City.

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