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 [...]

Panama Diamond Exchange inaugurated

De izquierda a derecha: Diego Vallarino, Grupo VerdeAzul; Melitón Arrocha, Ministro de Comercio e Industrias; Juan Carlos Varela, Presidente de la República de Panamá; Eli Izhakoff, Presidente de World Jewelry Hub; y Erez Akerman, Presidente de la Bolsa de Diamantes de Panamá

Ambassadors, heads of state and representatives of the main diamond bourses from several countries were present for the first Latin American Diamond & Jewelry Week, held Monday, April 27 to Thursday, April 30 in Panama City.

Panama becomes the only country with a diamond exchange in Latin America, located in the Vaguil Free Zone in Llano Bonito, Juan Diaz. The establishment of the area as free zone permits a high level of security and transparency.

Logistics, driving force for Panama and the region

CADE 2015 abarcó los retos para el sector logístico del país

Annual Conference of Executives CADE 2015:

Lic. Oliver Laprea Master in International Trade (ULACEX) Maritime Sector Development (UNP) ServiPanamax

The Annual Conference of Executives (CADE) 2015 ended with a recognition of the great challenges for the logistics industry in the country: To energize, strengthen and consolidate, so it was put forth by Mr. Carlos Ernesto Gonzalez de la Lastra, president of CADE 2015.

After the religious invocation, the program of the Annual Conference of Executives [...]

PanamaMaritime Excellence Awards

PanamaMaritime 2015

Premio Maritime Excellence Award

El Premio de Excelencia Marítima –el más alto premio otorgado a entidades o personas que han logrado un impacto positivo en la industria marítima local e internacional en los últimos años —le correspondió a la naviera Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Recibió el premio Peter Blohm, Gerente General de MSC en Panamá

Maritime Excellence Award

The Award of Excellence 2015 — the highest award given to entities or individuals who [...]

World maritime industry eyeing Canal expansion

PanamaMaritime 2015

Panama Maritime Vision XII

The 2015 version of the series of conferences and exhibitions at PanamaMaritime, organized every two years by the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) and the Panamanian Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR), with the support of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), exceeded expectations in both national and international participation.

The obvious interest of the industry was the opportunities that will be opened by the expanded Panama Canal.


Logistics: Motor of development for Panama and the region

La Conferencia Anual de Ejecutivos de Empresa (CADE) tendrá como tema “Logística: Motor de desarrollo para Panamá y la región”

By Rodolfo Sabonge Rector, University of the Caribbean

The next Annual Conference of Business Executives (CADE), to be held between April 23 and 25 at the Sheraton Hotel, will focus on “Logistics: Motor of development for Panama and the region.”

Obviously, for Panama, logistics has a very different meaning than for the region. For Panama, its geographical position, the Canal, railway, ports, Tocumen airport, the Free Zone, etc., make logistics an economic activity of singular [...]