Events

Canal to host Maintenance Congress

Segundo Congreso Internacional de Mantenimiento

Experts from the United States, Latin America and Europe will participate in the second Panama Canal International Maintenance Congress to be held on August 27 – 29, 2014, within the framework of the waterway’s centennial.

The three-day event will have as main theme “Investing in Maintenance: Key to Competitiveness and Sustainability.” Experts in the fields of maintenance and engineering will participate in the congress, sharing their knowledge and experiences in training for a culture of [...]

Three artists paint Canal expansion

The Panama Canal (ACP) has inspired artists for decades. Now three painters: Al Sprague, George Scribner and Matt Tomlet, are capturing on canvas the expansion of the interoceanic waterway in three different styles, creating a visual chronicle.

International artist, Al Sprague, was born and raised in the Republic of Panama. After receiving a master’s degree from the American University in Washington, D.C., he returned home to paint the culture of Panama. His work, which depicts [...]

Maritime Week Americas in Panama

Organized by Petrospot

The seventh annual Maritime Week Americas, which in May 2014 will be held at the Riu Plaza Hotel in Panama City, organized by Petrospot, is in one of the greatest maritime centres in the world and right at the heart of some of the most exciting changes impacting the global shipping, port and bunkering industries.

With a week-long series of key maritime events, Maritime Week Americas includes the largest and most popular [...]

Canal the main topic at the Latam Ports & Logistics Summit

Latam Ports & Logistics Summit

The Latam Ports & Logistics Summit took place last month at the Sheraton Hotel of Panama City. The event organized by BN Americas, a Chilean company which has nine years’ experience in the area, managed to gather shipping and logistic leaders from all over the world to discuss the impact that the Panama Canal widening will have on shipping routes, finding financing to build a port and the importance of insuring cargo.

Among the speakers [...]

Ninth World Economic Forum on Latin America in Panama

Noveno Foro Económico Mundial para Latinoamérica en Panamá

The World Economic Forum on Latin America was held in Panama City from April 1 to 3, 2014.

More than 600 participants from the region and the world participated in the event.

The theme of the meeting was “Opening Pathways for Shared Progress”

The Forum brought together more than 600 leaders from government, industry, civil society and academia from over 50 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the region.

With the support of [...]

600 exhibitors at Expocomer

Expocomer, the most important trade fair of Panama and the region, returns to the Atlapa Convention Center from Wednesday, March 26 through Saturday, March 29. It is expected that more than 600 manufacturers from over 35 countries will take part.

The fair is the ideal place for companies to showcase their products and services to local and regional markets, introduce new products to market, evaluate competitors and use the Colon Free Zone as a bridge [...]

Business Strategy Group to cover Panama Logistics Summit

The Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Business Strategy Group (BSG) in which SBG agrees to provide media coverage for the Panama Logistics Summit 2014.

The annual conference will take place on March 25 at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City. The Summit will focus on ways to leverage global logistics strategies to improve Panama’s own logistics industry.

Sponsored by the CMP, the conference will feature experts on logistics [...]