Events

Carter will attend inauguration of Canal expansiona

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The former US president Jimmy Carter and several Latin American leaders will attend the June 26 opening of the expanded Panama Canal, the Panamanian government confirmed.

“President (Michelle) Bachelet of Chile has confirmed as well as the presidents of Honduras (Juan Orlando Hernández) and El Salvador (Salvador Sanchez Ceren). US President Barack Obama, and some leaders of the Caribbean leaders are in a confirmation process. This is a historic moment for Panama”, said Panamanian vice […]

Posidonia showcasing world shipping industry

Posidonia es uno de los eventos más importantes de la industria marítima mundial

Posidonia is one of the most important events of the global shipping industry, which takes place every two years in Athens, Greece. Panama will be represented by Proinvex, the Panama Maritime Authority, the Panama Canal Authority, the Panama Tourism Authority and a large number of private service providers, who will be present once again to give Panamanian companies the opportunity to offer their products and services to main players of the shipping industry.

Shipping industry […]

Aero Expo attracts buyers

Uno de los jets ejecutivos en el show.

Aero Expo Panama Pacifico 2016 (AEPP 2016) took place on April 21 and 22 at the Panama Pacifico International Airport. The main objectives of this event were to promote general and executive aviation (helicopters and aircraft) and to present Panama as a regional hub for this industry, as well as offering new markets for regional businesses, attract foreign investors who can provide new services and create opportunities for employment in the region. AEPP was designed […]

Panama Canal Administrator wins 2016 award

El administrador del Canal de Panamá, Jorge L. Quijano

On the evening of Friday, May 9, Panama Canal Administrator, Jorge L. Quijano, won the Personality of the Year at the 2016 Seatrade Awards. The ceremony took place in London’s Guildhall, with the presence of more than 300 distinguished guests from the international shipping and maritime community.

Hosted by Seatrade Maritime Review, the prestigious Seatrade Awards are presented annually to honor individuals who have made major contributions to the shipping industry. This year, an independent […]

CADE 2016 analyses the Canal’s future

CADE analizará las oportunidades que ofrece el Canal ampliado.

One of the main events of the Panamanian Association of business Executive (APEDE) is the annual conference CADE 2016, which will take place from Wednesday, April 20 to Friday, April 22 at the Sheraton Hotel.

This year the forum subject will be “After the Canal Expansion…What else? Opportunities and Barriers”. The principal speaker for the inaugural dinner is the former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos, while closing the conference will be Dr. Ricardo Hausmann from Harvard […]

World Maritime Day 2016 “Shipping: essential”

Día Marítimo Mundial 2016 “Shipping: essential”

The theme for World Maritime Day 2016 is “Shipping: essential for the world”

The theme provides an opportunity to focus on the key link between maritime transport and the global society as well as to increase awareness of the importance of the role of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as the global standard-setting body for international shipping. Each year World Maritime Day is celebrated. The exact date is left to each country, but usually it […]

Expocomer the commercial fair

Expocomer, the fair organized by the Panama Chamber of Commerce (CCIAP), will take place from Tuesday 9 to Saturday, March 12 at the Atlapa Convention Center. The inauguration will be on Tuesday at 11 a.m.

This annual fair promotes commercial meetings between companies around the world and local businesses, creating exchanges between the industrial and commercial sectors in America, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean.

This year the fair will occupy the entire 17,000 square meters […]