It is in the Colón Free Port in Panama, where the West Mexican Council for Foreign Trade (Comce) will open, before the end of this year, a logistics center for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of Jalisco, Colima and Nayarit to export their goods to the Latin American market.
After several months of paperwork and finding the right warehouse, they finally have the site and the physical space to house the products made in Mexico [...]
The celebration of World Maritime Day by the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) on September 24, 2015, had a series of lectures on the theme, “Education and maritime training” with several encouraging notes for future Panamanian officers devoted to maritime transport.
Firstly, a young officer spoke on behalf of the Panamanian Association of Merchant Marine Officers (APOM), giving a brilliant lecture in perfect English on the implementation of the IGF Code, and a veteran of [...]
Maccaferri’s leadership in several sectors of civil engineering became possible due to the dedication of its employees and the commitment and respect offered to customers, along with more than 130 years of existence.
They are a global company with more than 70 operating branches on five continents, with a presence on the ground in over 100 countries and with about 3,000 employees. They have highly skilled and trained personnel to design and develop complex solutions [...]
The Nicaragua canal project “is closer than ever” and would reduce significantly the time and costs for large vessels traveling between the US and China, “as it will be specially designed for them”, said Paul Oquist, Sandinista government Minister for Public Policy, during a visit to Washington.
“The goal is to turn Nicaragua into an international shipping center for mega ships that will be primarily responsible for shipping in the near future,” Oquist told a [...]
A failure of steel reinforcements caused the leaks detected in one of the walls of the new locks of the Panama Canal expansion project, and the contractor will reinforce this and other parts of the structure without the delivery date of the work being affected, which is scheduled for April 2016. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), project manager of the new locks, set out in [...]
While the Panama Canal expansion has led ports in close proximity to prepare to compete, a similar scenario is taking place in South East Asia.
Indonesia Port Corporations (IPC) or PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo), Indonesia’s state-owned port operator is to build 22 ports in the country in the next five years for an anticipated cost of around $3.5 billion.
This is in order to support the Indonesian government’s plan to turn Indonesia into a maritime [...]