Soft soil stabilization (Ports)

El liderazgo de Maccaferri en varios sectores de la ingeniería civil

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 [...]

PSA Panama showcases expansion

Terminal de PSA en Rodman

The expansion project of Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) Panama International Terminal has taken center stage at business and academic forums in the country.

David Taylor, PSA head of civil engineering for Latin America, presented the technical challenges and relevance of the project at the First Maritime Civil Engineering Week, organized by Panama’s International Maritime University.

Meanwhile, Alejandro Marin, operations manager for PSA Panama, showcased Phase 2 at the 2015 Maritime Forum organized by Capital, [...]

Largest cranes in Latin America arrive at MIT-Panama

La motonave, que zarpó de Shanghai, China, tomó dos meses en alta mar para transportar las grúas pórtico

Four new super post-Panamax gantry cranes, the largest in Latin America, arrived in Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), a subsidiary of SSA Marine, located in the province of Colón.

President Juan Carlos Varela, accompanied by the Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat, Stanley Motta, director of MIT. and port administrative and operational staff, toured the facilities and witnessed the unloading of the new equipment.

“MIT is a successful example of private investment in one [...]

Peruvian investors interested in Panama

In the visit, in which the Director General of Free Zones of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Angelo Gutierrez, participated, he highlighted the outcome of his meeting with the Peruvian company Fuxion.

This company has a successful track record and is a market leader in Latin America for food and dairy products that expressed positive interest in setting up in Panama.

Gutierrez explained that Fuxion executives discussed the possibility of establishing a center in [...]

Diving Welding Services, S.A., for search and rescue

Diving Welding Services

Diving Welding Services, S.A. is a commercial diving company established in Panama, which began operations in 2007 with one of the best groups of divers, technicians and engineers in the country.

The company is located in a strategic area of the province of Colon. Specialists in search and rescue operations have extensive experience, knowledge and reaction time, no matter how difficult the circumstances.

Since the inception of Diving Welding Service, S.A., the company has focused [...]

Emirates Airlines launches direct flight to Panama

Aerolínea Emirates iniciará vuelo directo a Panamá

It will possibly be the longest non-stop flight in the world that will be launched by Emirates Airline (17 hours 35 minutes westbound) to Panama. With this flight, Panama becomes the first country in Central America with direct flights to and from Dubai.

The plane used will be a Boeing 777-200RL with 3-8 First Class, 42 in Business and 216 in Economy class. It will be able to carry up to 15 tons of cargo [...]

Dubai mission shows interest in Panama’s investment incentives

De izquierda a derecha, Iván Jimenez, Analista Económico y Enrique Ruíz, Promotor de Inversión de PROINVEX PANAMA junto con Ayaz Hiridjee, Business Development Manager de TRIMETA, y Jordan Knight Associate Consultant de IBM Global Business Services

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, through the Agency for Investment Promotion and Export Panama (PROINVEX) held a business meeting with executives from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, interested in exploring investment opportunities in Panama.

Investors representatives were from TRIMETA and IBM Global Business Services, companies established in Dubai, who visited the MICI for a briefing led by promoters of PROINVEX in which they spoke about the different investment opportunities presented by the country, presenting [...]