Events

Regional free zone conference announced

From November 4 to 6 in Managua, Nicaragua, users of free zones, industrial parks and representatives of Customs, exporters and freight forwarders of the region will meet.

The Association of Free Zones announced the XIX Conference of Free Zones of the Americas in Managua, Nicaragua.

The event is organized by the National Commission of Free Zones of Nicaragua and Pro Nicaragua at the Hilton Hotel.

The conference topics include free zone growth factor for companies, [...]

Colon Chamber of Commerce organizes Expocolón 2015

Expo Colon 2015

EXPOCOLÓN 2015 has been conceived as an international logistics exhibition with the firm intention of repositioning the province of Colon as the backbone of this commercial movement in the country.

This 1st version is to be held at the Hotel Melia Panama Canal from September 16 to 19.

The activity is sponsored by the government with entities such as the Panama Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Panama Maritime Authority, the City [...]

New AU Board takes possession

Left to right: Luis Germán Gómez Giraldo swears in the new chairman of the AU, Marco Tellez

On July 29; the inauguration took place of the new Board of the Colon Free Zone Users’ Association (AUZLC) for the 2015 to 2016 period, chaired by Marco Tellez.

Tellez was accompany, by First Vice President, Giovanni Ferrari and Second Vice President, Nilda Quijano.

Tellez, who has a degree in International Business from the American University of Panama, has over 20 years’ experience in the field of marketing, transport and logistics, and is currently president [...]

Free Zone manager partipates in induction of new AU Board

The Manager of the Colón Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, participated in the inauguration of the Board of the Colon Free Zone Users’ Association chaired by Marco Tellez, with First Vice President, Giovanni Ferrari and Second Vice President, Nilda Quijano for the 2015-2016 period.

During the celebration, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Meliton Arrocha said that the contribution of the Free Zone is important at the national level to generate wealth for the province of [...]

Colón Chamber of Commerce announces dates for Expocolón2015

The international logistics exhibition, Expocolón2015, seeks to reposition the province of Colón as the backbone of this industry sector in the country.

The event is sponsored by the Panama government through entities such as the Panama Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Panama Maritime Authority, the City of Colón Municipality and the Colón Free Zone.

In this first version, to be held at the Hotel Melia Panama Canal from September 16 to [...]

The CMP Golf Tournament celebrates 20 years

On Friday, May 22, the XX Panama Chamber of Shipping Golf Tournament was held. Mr. Tomás Kena of the Panama Canal Railway Company, tournament organizer for all these years, passed the baton to his successor with the expectation that the competition will continue to take place with the support of chamber members and sponsors. The CMP recognized Mr. Kena’s dedication as well as the Manzanillo International Terminal for its uninterrupted sponsorship of the event since [...]

CIANAM Assembly 2015 fulfilled all expectations

Camara Maritima Panama otorga distinciones en CIANAM 2015

With almost total participation of its eleven member countries, except the Chamber of Shipping of Ecuador, the 2015 Assembly of the Inter-American Chamber of National Associations of Maritime Agents (CIANAM) reviewed the current situation of regional trade, the current infrastructure, development and processes that affect the facilitation of international trade.

The Annual Meeting, held from April 16 to 17 at the Hard Rock Hotel, was a resounding success, exceeding expectations in terms of participation and [...]