“Panamá no es papeles”

Lic. OLIVER G. Laprea Specialist in International Trade and the Maritime Sector

Currently “PANAMA PAPERS” is a controversial issue, which ultimately is affecting the credibility and reputation of the business system of a country, including its people.

Actually trade lives on Trust and Good Faith, the proof of which is the existence of such figures as the insurance contract, bank accounts, trusts, among others. A range of commercial transactions are regulated through a set of […]

OILCO Panama taking care of good engine operation

CEPSA Marine Lubricants que ahora tiene una nueva línea de productos.

OILCO Panama is a marine lubricants distributor that has the exclusive representation of the brands CEPSA Marine Lubricants. The company has warehouses in Corozal, Panama City and a truck fleet which guarantee 24/7 deliveries.

The company has competitive prices and, when requested, delivers the products directly to the client’s ship. OILCO Panama has permits and access to most Panamanian ports such as Aguadulce, Bocas del Toro, Charco Azul, Gamboa, Colon 2000, Almirante, Portobelo, Bahía Las […]

Farewell to Alberto “Pancho” Motta

Don Alberto “Pancho” Motta

Well-known businessman and one of duty-free travel marketing’s great leaders, Alberto “Pancho” Motta, a Director of Motta Internacional and President of the International Association of Airport Duty Free Stores passed away suddenly.

Mr Motta was a respected figure in both the duty-free travel industry and the wider Panamanian business community. Friends and colleagues in the industry have expressed their sadness and shock over his passing.

The Bulletin joins the whole shipping and logistics industry in […]

CADE 2016 analyses the Canal’s future

CADE analizará las oportunidades que ofrece el Canal ampliado.

One of the main events of the Panamanian Association of business Executive (APEDE) is the annual conference CADE 2016, which will take place from Wednesday, April 20 to Friday, April 22 at the Sheraton Hotel.

This year the forum subject will be “After the Canal Expansion…What else? Opportunities and Barriers”. The principal speaker for the inaugural dinner is the former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos, while closing the conference will be Dr. Ricardo Hausmann from Harvard […]

Global Tagger adapting to customer needs

Global Tagger is an innovative company offering solutions for efficient supply chain operation.

The company specializes in the manufacture and fitting of adhesive and sewn labels for shipping to market with regard to labeling regulations. Unlike other companies of its kind, customer needs are adapted for satisfaction.

The company also offers temporary staff to cover extra work needs and services for the unloading of containers, consulting and inventory control as needed, and at a reasonable […]

AMP welcomes alliance of two major Chinese shipping lines

AMP felicita alianza de navieras de China

The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) in a note signed by its administrator, Jorge Barakat Pitty, addressed to the President of China Cosco Shipping Cooperation Limited, Xu Lirong, welcomes the successful completion of the strategic alliance between the two major shipping companies in the People’s Republic of China – Cosco and China Shipping.

“Both companies, since their inception in pursuit of excellence, took the interesting job of connecting global markets in their bulk, oil, container and […]

Wärtsilä – Optimizing Shipping Business in Panama


Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets.

By emphasising technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

Solutions are developed based on customers’ needs and include products, systems and services. Being a technology leader, and through experience, know-how and dedication of personnel, Wärtsilä is able to customise optimised solutions for the benefit of […]