Becoming a “yacht hub”

Amador se está preparando para recibir yates más grandes en su marina

Another Panama goal:

Efrem Zimbalist, CEO of Show Management, the company organizing the Panama International Boat Show of May 2015, has stated that “the target markets of the show are customers in Panama, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela.

“We have designed the show towards these countries to attract and invite new participants.

“The show will be held at the Flamenco Marina, which currently has 250 permanent customers, a fact that has prompted a series [...]

Latin American Congress of Marine and Cargo Surveyors a resounding success

El Segundo Congreso Latinoamericano de Inspectores Marítimos y de Carga

On September 9, 10 and 11 in the City of Panama, the Second Latin American Congress of Marine and Cargo Surveyors took place, an event organized by International Marine Experts (IME) and MARSS International.

Experts gathered from across Europe and America for this maritime industry meeting to look at the challenges faced by inspectors in the field and to foster the exchange of knowledge and best-practices in the sector.

The conference aims to be a [...]

APAC Logistics Business Lunch, October 17, 2014

From left to right: Joaquin Meis, President of the Panamanian Association of Cargo Agencies; José Gomes Nunez, Director General of Customs; Horacio Rodríguez, General Manager, Tocumen Storage and member of the Panamanian Association of Cargo Agents. Humberto Macea: Deputy Director of Logistics.

Expectation of global industry high for PanamaMaritime 2015

Global expectations are rising for the 2015 version of the Panama Maritime Exhibition and Conference. It is organized every two years in Panama City by the Panamanian Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR) and the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP). The event is co-sponsored by the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).

Inspired by the theme, “Panama: Changing dynamics of global trade – Leading logistics supply chain in the region,” Panama Maritime 2015 [...]

Brazilian delegation visits Colon Free Zone

La delegación de Brasil

A delegation comprised of 12 businessmen from Brazil, who represented a traders’ association of 100 companies, made a tour of the zone.

The executives are interested in making multimillion dollar investments in the Free Zone, Brazil is an alternative that allows the opening of new international markets, and these businessmen are making constant visits to establish relationships with traders in the Free Zone.

The new administration of Surse Pierpoint has undertaken business meetings with South [...]

Panama bunkering procedure main topic at Bunkering 2014 Forum

By Nicolas Vukelja Duque

The Panama Chamber of Shipping Bunkering Commission started meetings this year with the different players involved in the bunkering services in Panama, with the initiative of developing the Panama Bunkering Procedure, the first Bunkering Procedure in Central America and South America.

The Panama Bunkering Procedure is a project of the Bunkering Commission, with the goal of standardizing the bunkering service in Panama involving all mayor players, such as agencies, lines, terminals, [...]

Bunkering Panama 2014, towards better competitiveness

Panama Maritime Authority logo

Vukelja: “An important added value for the maritime and logistics industry.”

In announcing the 5th Panama Bunkering Forum 2014, to be held next month, the president of the Organizing Committee, Nicholas Vukelja Duque said the event focuses on improving the country’s competitiveness in this activity. He said this event “constitutes an important added value to the maritime and logistics sector in Panama.”

Like previous versions, the 5th Panama Bunkering Forum is organized by the Bunkering [...]