Emirates to strengthen ties with Latin America

Emirates to strengthen ties with Latin America

During the last edition of the Summit of senior executives from Emirates airline, they received a high level delegation from Central America and Latin America as part of an official visit to the headquarters of Emirates in Dubai.

The airline, which will begin daily flights to and from Panama, now seeks to examine opportunities of mutual benefit, improve relations and further stimulate the flow of commercial traffic and tourism between Dubai and Panama, as well [...]

Bestseller new client for Logisfashion in Panama


The Danish distribution group, Bestseller, has given its fashion logistics operations needs to Logisfashion for its activities in Latin America, where it began activities a few months ago.

Through Logisfashion facilities in Panama, the operator will manage the logistics of Bestseller. Logisfashion will be responsible for both receiving goods from Bestseller at its storage facilities in the Colon Free Zone and, once allocated to final market sales, adapt them to the Customs requirements (labeling required) [...]

Nicaraguan companies seeking more presence

Empresas nicaragüenses buscan mayor presencia en el mercado panameño

Nicaraguan export companies visited Panama at the beginning of December aiming to increase their presence in the Panamanian market. The 14 businesses in the delegation showed their products that included processed food, handicrafts and agricultural produce, among others.

In 2014, Nicaraguan exports to the Panamanian market amounted to $39.4 million, according to a report of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Promotion, Industry and Commerce (MIFIC).

Panama occupied the fifth place as interregional partner of all the [...]

Case postponed in GUPC Canal expansion claim

Las terceras esclusas del Canal

On December 1 the consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) and three of its shareholders requested the Arbitral Tribunal, based in Miami, to postpone the hearing until early 2016.

The consortium sustained this application alleging, among other things, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) that it had not been able to examine the arguments and evidence presented by the Panama Canal Authority.

The Arbitration Tribunal set a new hearing date from July 18 [...]

PSA Panama expansion on track

PSA Panama International Terminal

With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a two million-TEU (20-foot equivalent) facility.

The expansion, which was approved by Panama’s National Assembly earlier this year, is scheduled to be made operational in the first half of 2017. It involves the dredging and excavation of approximately four million cubic meters of material, as well as the construction of an 800-meter [...]

Seaboard presents new marketing vice-president

De Izquierda a derecha / Left to right: Antonio Bryan (CFT Cargo), Joe Rodriguez (Vice President Sales & Marketing Seaboard Marine ), Temistocles Londono (CFT Cargo, Joris Deruwe (General Manager Sea Cargo SA) y Abdul bastos (Colon Office Administrator Sea Cargo).

Seaboard Marine organized a cocktail party last week to present its new Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Joe Rodriguez. The General Manager of Sea Cargo SA., Mr. Joris Deruwe, made a brief presentation to clients and guests, in which he said Seaboard has been operating in Panama for more than 30 years, adjusting to the changing times in the market and its needs, and thanked the support of its customers.

Pesqueros is now MAXINDUSTRIES


Grupo Pesqueros has changed its corporate brand identity and is now called MAXINDUSTRIES S.A. The new branding is a strategy to better meet the needs of customers and to widen the markets which it serves.

Grupo Pesqueros, S.A., which has served for more than 33 years the fishing and construction sector in Panama, Central and South America, is renewing its corporate image looking to differentiate itself and keep its leadership with the new name MAXINDUSTRIAS, [...]