CMP promotes development of maritime culture in youth

La rectora de la UMIP, Fernanda Billard (centro) con Ernesto Cordovez, Director de la Escuela de Transporte Marítimo de la UMIP (izquierda) y el director de Extensión, Roberto Aparicio (derecha)

The Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) organized the Seminar “Maritime Update 2015” aimed at teachers of maritime education in technical colleges, with the effective participation of the Ministry of Education (MEDUCA), the National Institute of Professional Training for Human Development (INADEH) and the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP).

The event was held from January 19 to 23, 2015, and included lectures, workshops and visits to maritime installations.

Organized by the Education Commission of the CMP, [...]

MIT’s traditional Christmas party

MIT logo

On December 3, the Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) held its traditional Christmas party for its clients in the Sheraton Hotel under the theme, “A Night in the Wild West, MIT Style.” The evening was full of surprises for the attendees, including a mechanical bull and a Wild West dance contest.

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UMIP Forum debates role of human resources in the industry

Strengthening the promotion of academic management and professional and technical activities more in demand today and in the foreseeable future within the logistics sector, was one of the topics on which participants coincided at the Second Forum on “Management of Maritime Crises, Protection and Security”, held on December 3, 2014 under the auspices of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP).

The acting rector of the UMIP, Fernanda Billard, gave the welcoming remarks, pointing out that [...]

The Conference of the Free Zones of the Americas was a resounding success

General Manager, Surse Pierpoint, and The Bulletin, with its Executive Sales Director Carlos Reyes

The 18th edition of the Free Zone Conference of the Americas, held in Panama in November, met with much success. Under its auspices, a future comercial relationship was concretized for 2015 between the Colón Free Zone, represented by its General Manager Surse Pierpoint, and The Bulletin, with its Executive Sales Director Carlos Reyes.

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.