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Panama Canal Authority’s Web Site Gains Recognition as Top Internet Resource

Date: 04-SEP-2002

ACP's Web Site Selected for the Latest Edition of National Science Digital Library Report for Math, Engineering, and Technology

Panama City, Panama - The Panama Canal Authority's (ACP) web site - www.pancanal.com, was acknowledged by the Internet Scout Project as one of the most useful resources on the Internet. As a web site that is both excellent in the presentation and maintenance of in-depth content, and a reliable source of information, the ACP's URL was selected to be featured in the latest edition of National Science Digital Library Report for Math, Engineering, and Technology. Founded in 1994, this publication is one of the oldest and most respected Internet journals.

"The ACP is very pleased and honored that our web site is garnering so much recognition. We hope that our web site will continue to serve as a learning tool for the general public, as well as current and future Canal customers," said Mr. Alberto Alemán Zubieta, the Canal Administrator.

The Internet Scout Project's recognition further confirms the ACP's portfolio of awards it has received for its excellent web site. Past awards also include the following:

  • World's Webcam and Video Directory - The online camera feature of the ACP's web site was selected and added into this massive directory on December 4, 2001. For further information, please refer to the web site: www.123cam.com.
  • Transportation Communications Newsletter - The ACP's web site was named "Web site of the Day" in the July 25, 2001 issue of this publication.
  • 4anything.com - The ACP's website was recognized as the best in the Earth Cam category on October 12, 1999.
  • The website was also selected to be presented as part of EarthCam's 2000 New Year's event. This event presented 100 live web cameras from different cities around the world.

About The Internet Scout Project

The Internet Scout Project is sponsored by The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Project is managed by the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. The National Science Digital Library Report, a biweekly publication, selects Internet resources whose characteristics make them useful, both for the scope of their contents and the accuracy of their sources as well as their design and timely updates. For further information, please refer to the web site: www.scout.cs.wisc.edu.

About the Panama Canal Authority

The Panama Canal Authority is the autonomous agency of the Government of Panama in charge of managing, operating, and maintaining the Panama Canal. The operation of the Panama Canal Authority is based on its organic law and the regulations approved by its Board of Directors. For more information, please refer to the website: www.pancanal.com.


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