Speakers from USA, Europe and Panama
“Promoting the Panama logistics strategy to address the economic challenges facing the country,” is the focus of the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP), with support from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, organizing the Panama Logistics Summit 2014, to be held on March 25 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Sheraton Panama.
The organization of this event is part of the strategic objective to “Consolidate Panama as the [...]
Since the beginning of this millennium, for various reasons including the reversion of the Panama Canal to Panamanian administration, there has been a boom in the development and growth of the auxiliary maritime industry.
Among one of the most dynamic components is that of ship repair, which has been catapulted to the forefront.
Currently there is a situation in which we are defining our immediate and long term future. With the Panama Canal expansion, new [...]
United Airlines has announced that it will begin operating nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Melbourne, Australia, from October 26, 2014 (westbound), subject to government approval.
The airline will operate the route six times a week with the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
United is the launching customer in North America for the 787-9 and this will be the first international mission for this variant of the aircraft that will be used.
United flies from [...]
For eight years, the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) and the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), have joined forces to present Expo Logistica Panama, which this year will be held from October 22 to 24 at the ATLAPA Convention Center.
“With the aim of supporting the National Strategy for the logistics industry, the Chamber of Commerce and SENACYT will contribute, through the fair, to the momentum of the [...]
Panama has launched a Logistics Cabinet Web Portal, which will connect key managers from different government institutions of Panama, which reflects the purpose of designing a Master Plan to promote the country as an international logistics center for global trade.
The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ricardo Quijano, said the platform is designed to have options such as issuing proposals, plans, projects and monitoring activities, and will allow the system to upload documents through files, [...]
According to the “Analysis of Costa Rican Foreign Investment,” Central America is the largest recipient of investment from Costa Rican companies with a share of 64.2%, which exceeds the 28.6% that went to North America.
Of the total investment in 2013 by Costa Rican companies, $1,519 million went to a total of 21 countries with 64.2% in Central America and 28.6% to the United States, while the rest went to other markets, such as Ecuador [...]
The Cabinet authorized the Ministry of Finance (MEF) to celebrate by exceptional procedure with Amador Marina, a contract for leasing, investment and development of seven hectares in Amador to build a marina. The President and his ministers also endorsed for the firm Serviamérica Corp., a lease and investment, with first option, of a site of 12 hectares in Rodman for a multimodal port.
The replacement of the director of [...]
President Ricardo Martinelli ended his official visit to Port au Prince, Haiti, with his counterpart, Michel Joseph Martell, by making an agreement that will strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation to create favorable conditions for trade between the two countries.
Both governments agreed to reduce the cost of their national visas for merchants, carrying on commercial activities in their respective territories.
The agreement also includes reducing the time – significantly – for the visa [...]