Port of Balboa.

Hutchison Ports (Panama Ports) delivered $8 million in dividends to the State between 2015 and 2019Hutchison Ports (Panama Ports) delivered $8 million in dividends to the State between 2015 and 2019

Hutchison Ports (Hutchinson PPC, a concessionaire of the ports of Balboa and Cristobal, reported that from 2015 to 2019 it paid $8 million to the State, which owns 10% of the company’s shares. From that period, in 2016 Panama did not receive resources from the port operator. According to Panama Ports Company “although the cargo […]

Panama’s Blockchain Summit Latam will focus on logistics and supply chainsPanama’s Blockchain Summit Latam will focus on logistics and supply chains

Blockchain Summit Latam (BSL) has become one of the main events in Latin American, joining a good part of Spanish-speaking enthusiasts of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, held in the same city for several days. This time, the event will be at the city of Panama, capital of Panama, on March 12 and 13. More than […]

Cargo volumes in Ports of Panama reach 7.3 million TEUs in 2019, 4.7% higher than in 2018Cargo volumes in Ports of Panama reach 7.3 million TEUs in 2019, 4.7% higher than in 2018

In 2019 the cargo volume in Panamanian ports amounted to 7,346,859 TEUs, 4.7% more than in the previous year, when volumes showed a slight growth of 1.7%, equivalent to 7,014,410 TEUs. The administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and Minister of Maritime Affairs, Noriel Arauz, said that “in 2018 the Panamanian ports reached the […]

Line 3 of the Metro of Panama

South Korean consortium will build Line 3 of the Panama MetroSouth Korean consortium will build Line 3 of the Panama Metro

Line 3 of the Panama Metro that will link the capital city with West Panama, will be built by the South Korean consortium HPH, formed by Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Posco. The announcement was made recently after the opening ceremony of the technical and economic proposals of the participating companies. The four participating consortiums […]

Week in ReviewWeek in Review

FENCE REPAIR The governments of Panama and Colombia signed bilateral agreements on security, migration, culture, tourism, investment, economy, creative industries and strengthening democracy and peace in the region. The president of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, traveled to Colombia and said that, through a frank, open, fluid relationship of respect, trust and friendship […]

The AMP administrator, Noriel Arauz had a meeting with the guilds

AMP installs work table for shipping companies, cargo carriers and governmentAMP installs work table for shipping companies, cargo carriers and government

In order to reach an agreement, the Minister of Maritime Affairs and administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Noriel Araúz, met with representatives of the Logistics Business Council (COEL), which brings together 20 business organizations, members of the Panama Chamber of Shipping, on behalf of shipping agencies and representatives of some State institutions, due […]