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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
At the Hazardous Cargo Forum held on September 10, 2014, it was concluded that Panama should be at the highest level in training and updating of the issues related to the transport of dangerous goods in all their forms.
The Forum brought together the public and private sectors, academia and business related groups to discuss tasks such as the transport of dangerous goods by air, sea and road.
Being a strategic transport point, Panama’s handling [...]
The XVIII Conference of Free Zones of the Americas will be held in Panama attracting more than 300 visitors from countries in the region on November 12, 13 and 14, 2014 at the Megapolis Convention Center of the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City.
The conference’s main objective is to promote trade as well as economic and cultural relations between the various free zones, as well as offering a continuous learning process to ensure [...]
On October 1 the Panama Canal commemorated the 35th anniversary of the entry into force of the Torrijos-Carter Treaties, which heralded the disappearance of the civil government of the Canal Zone.
As of October 1, 1979, the dismantling began of the foreign military presence in the country and the progressive involvement of Panamanians in the operation and administration of the Canal.
During the following 20 years there was a transfer and transition process that ended [...]