Canal’s executive receives distinction from Cornell

De izquierda a derecha, John Foote, Jorge de la Guardia y Nicolás Ardito Barletta, Jr., con sus respectivas esposas Kristen, Elvira (Bibi) y Anamae posaron para las cámaras al concluir la ceremonia.

The College of Engineering at Cornell University has distinguished the Panamanian engineer Jorge de la Guardia “for his integral role in the historic enlargement of the Panama Canal.” The mention notes that de la Guardia “is an example of the tradition of excellence” of graduates from the research center. The award was presented on June 25, on the eve of the inauguration of the expanded Canal, by the executive director of the Policy Program of […]

Great outlook for Panama


By Marijulia Pujol Lloyd

“Panama is open for business”, said the United States’ Ambassador to this country, John Feeley during the Panama American Chamber of Commerce (PANAMCHAM) forum called “Panama: expanding its opportunities.” The event took place on Sunday, June 26, at the Riu Hotel. The event was part of the inauguration of the Third set of Locks of the Panama Canal, which took place the same day.

During his introduction, Ambassador Feeley said that […]

The Bulletin went to Greece

Jonathan Jones presenta El Boletin al Administrador del Canal, Jorge Luis Quijano.

Posidonia is one of the most important events on the shipping and maritime industry calendar. This year The Bulletin was present at the fair represented by Jonathan Jones and his company, Alpha Commercial Diving, an enterprise dedicated to providing hull cleaning, propeller polishing, underwater surveys, underwater construction and general maintenance services among others.

Panamanian government officials were present at the fair to speak about the advantages of the expanded Canal and show that the auxiliary […]

Big celebrations for expanded Canal inauguration

Esclusas de Agua Clara en el lado Atlántico.

Everything is ready for Panama’s biggest celebration this year, when the expanded Canal is officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26 and the container ship “Andronikus”, property of the Chinese shipping Company, Cosco, becomes the first mega ship to use the third set of locks. The celebrations at the locks will cost $1 million, including the banquets which will be offered to the heads of State, Panama Canal’s clients and employees.

Mario Gotti, coordinator of the […]

CIT and transport technologies

Asamblea del CIT.

The  (CIT) met during Expotransporte 2016 (International exhibition of transport, logistics, mobility and infrastructure), held in Medellin, Colombia, between Mat 25 and 27 2016.

At its XXV Ordinary Assembly, it issued a resolution with recommendations to the 18 countries represented, regarding “New Technologies applied to transport,” including UBER, to avoid infringement of existing regulations in each jurisdiction.

The CIT, composed of 100 organizations from 18 countries, issued Resolution No. 2/2016 “New technologies applied to transport”.


Carter will attend inauguration of Canal expansiona

Nuevas esclusas.

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 […]