Time capsule, novel initiative of the Chamber of Shipping

La capsúla del tiempo será enterrada en las esclusas de Gatún

In a new initiative that will create interest 25 years from now, the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) with the consent and support of the Panama Canal Authority, will bury a time capsule in the Gatun Locks, as a commemorative activity for the Centenary of the opening of the Canal to world maritime trade.

The capsule, containing a collection of information and articles on the Centenary of the Canal and related activities, will be buried [...]

Panama Canal Pilots’ Association speaks in Chile on expansion

Cap. Alvaro Moreno

As part of the celebration of “Pilots’ Day” on August 18, Captain Alvaro Moreno, a member of the board of the Panama Canal Pilots’ Association (APCP) and Vice President of the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA), was invited to speak in Chile at the International Seminar for Pilots of Ports and Channels. The event was coordinated by the Department of Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine of Chile (DIRECTEMAR) and held in Valparaiso, Chile, on August [...]

ProShip AT SMM 2014

Las reparaciones tienen un alto estándar

SMM 2014 in Hamburg, Germany, is the leading international maritime trade fair of 2014

PROSHIP, based at the Panama Canal, is carrying out all kinds of marine repairs 24/7 with guaranteed quality and timing.

As a result of several strategic representation alliances made by PROSHIP last year, the company is developing marketing strategies penetrating demanding markets, such as that of shipowners and ship managers in the German market,

Forum updates management of hazardous merchandise

The Forum Updating Management of Dangerous Goods that will bring together the public and private sector, academia and businesspeople, will take place on September 10 at the Tryp Hotel in Albrook.

Keynote lectures to be delivred during the event include:

Sean Kelly – Manager of DGI Tech Control – Dangerous Goods International Training Center, USA. “General Awareness of Dangerous Goods International Regulation” Regulations 49CFR / IATA / IMDG. Maritza Nunez – Inspector – Civil Aeronautics. [...]

Two conferences about corrosion in Panama

Dos congresos sobre corrosión en Panamá

From August 13 to 16, 2014, at the City of Knowledge Convention Center and in the Claudia Marcela Rueda auditorium of the Metropolitan University of Science and Technology (UMECIT) in Panama City.

The Pan-American Institute of Naval, Maritime and Port Engineers (IPIN America) and the Metropolitan University of Education, Science and Technology of Panama (UMECIT), in collaboration with the Panamanian Chapter of the American Corrosion Society (NACE Panama), have announced the II International [...]

Proship has strategic alliance at Posidonia 2014

Posidonia 2014

Posidonia 2014 is one of the most important international maritime exhibitions, to be held in Greece from June 2 to 6 where PROSHIP, of Panama, will be present with BPCO Shiprepair Brokers, a company with which PROSHIP has exclusive representation for the Greek and Cypriot markets.

Since December 2010 PROSHIP focused on establishing itself in the Greek market of shipowners and ship managers, by offering competitive prices for high quality services together with flexible payment [...]

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 [...]