Mr. Leopoldo Benedetti, Manager of the Colon Free Zone, and Deputy Manager, Mario Figueroa, attended the inauguration of the Lookout for the Third set of locks, on the banks of the Panama Canal at Gatun.
Benedetti said that the work being done on the Canal is admirable and continues with investments to improve the country.
He also stated that the viewpoint is ideal for both domestic and foreign tourists [...]
The investment program of Brazil, a giant in raw materials, seeks to increase the capacity of its seaports which could exceed $15 billion, has been reported.
The investment would be in addition to the $66,500 million package the government announced to improve its road network and expand its rail system.
The Transport Minister, Paulo Sergio Passos, said the plan includes concessions to double the current 7,500 kilometers of roads [...]
Teachers and students from a variety of national and international schools have visited the Colon Free Zone to learn about the management of this business sector.
The Promotion Department is responsible for presenting the video for visitors to appreciate everything about this commercial sector, which explains the procedures established in the zone, benefits, the operating system, its beginnings, its social responsibility and monitoring methods.
Visitors are delighted with this [...]
In recent days, Sea Cargo, Inc., agents in Panama of SEABOARD MARINE LTD., presented a commemorative plaque to AIR MARINE CARGO INT’L., for its successful work over 15 uninterrupted years of service as cargo agents in Panama. Wishing them much success.
The sum of $10 million has been provided for investment in the Colon Free Zone in 2013, said the zone’s manager, Leopoldo Benedetti, after appearing at the Budget Committee of the National Assembly.
In his presentation, Benedetti reported that next year this entity will receive a budget cut of $3 million in investment, but said that in 2013 there are plans to develop a number of major projects for the area.
Mysterious circumstances surround the death of the graduate engineering cadet of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP), Dayra Wood Pino, aboard an oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico.
The first public denouncement was made on television in Panama by Captain Luis Fruto, president of the Panamanian Association of Merchant Navy Officers (APOM).
He questioned why there had been such a long delay for the ship’s captain and the [...]