MIT’s 20th anniversary

20 years of MIT

MIT celebrated 20 years serving Panama and the world, together with its clients, employees and partners, with its traditional Christmas Party, highlighting different cultures and roots of our country.

During the event all the achievements during the 2015 were presented along with highlighting Employees of the Year 2015.

The surprise of the evening was the presentation of Samy and Sandra Sandoval, enjoyed by all the guests late into the evening.

UMIP celebrates 10th anniversary with tribute to its founders

De izquierda a derecha Desilia Ramos de Motta; Capitán Antonio Motta, Ingeniera Fernanda Billard, José Santos Motta y Jorge Barakat

The Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) celebrated 10 years since its creation, with a Gala Dinner and the participation of the most important figures of the maritime industry, teachers, administrators and students.

The celebration was held on December 4 at the Hard Rock Panama Megapolis Convention Hall.

Captain Orlando Allard (First Rector of the UMIP), Engineer Victor Barahona Luna and Doctor Luis Ramon Fabrega were honored with recognitions as those who laid the foundation of [...]

Expo Logistics 2015 Honduras declared a great success for second time in a row

Expo Logística 2015 en Honduras un éxito

With about 2,000 people involved in the business supply chain and logistics at national and international level, in November, Expo Logistics 2015 Honduras was held in San Pedro Sula in Expocentre.

Logistics Expo 2015 took place for the second time with a hundred companies generating new business networks and improving the methodology of logistics in the Central American country through conferences and workshops for three days in the Industrial Capital.

The event was first [...]

Seaboard presents new marketing vice-president

De Izquierda a derecha / Left to right: Antonio Bryan (CFT Cargo), Joe Rodriguez (Vice President Sales & Marketing Seaboard Marine ), Temistocles Londono (CFT Cargo, Joris Deruwe (General Manager Sea Cargo SA) y Abdul bastos (Colon Office Administrator Sea Cargo).

Seaboard Marine organized a cocktail party last week to present its new Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Joe Rodriguez. The General Manager of Sea Cargo SA., Mr. Joris Deruwe, made a brief presentation to clients and guests, in which he said Seaboard has been operating in Panama for more than 30 years, adjusting to the changing times in the market and its needs, and thanked the support of its customers.

Panama chairs technical committee of the OMI

De izquierda a derecha Jorge Barakat Pitty, Paul F. Zunkunft y Arsenio Domínguez

The twenty-ninth ordinary session of the Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) unanimously elected engineer Arsenio Dominguez, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama to the IMO and Chairman of Marine Environmental Protection agency (MEPC) as President of the Technical Committee of that body.

Panama’s nomination was supported by a diverse number of heads of delegations of the member States to the IMO Assembly, which included the Commandant of the US Coast Guard, Admiral Paul [...]

Pesqueros is now MAXINDUSTRIES


Grupo Pesqueros has changed its corporate brand identity and is now called MAXINDUSTRIES S.A. The new branding is a strategy to better meet the needs of customers and to widen the markets which it serves.

Grupo Pesqueros, S.A., which has served for more than 33 years the fishing and construction sector in Panama, Central and South America, is renewing its corporate image looking to differentiate itself and keep its leadership with the new name MAXINDUSTRIAS, [...]

Initiatives seek to consolidate Panama as a logistics platform

Panamá necesita una plataforma logística

Keeping the economy robust for expansion and ensuring that all Panamanians can achieve a better quality of life is the challenge of the “vision country,” said Moises Cohen, president of Capital Bank, during the Forum of Economic News and Panama Business Opportunities.

The Forum aimed to promote entrepreneurship and create investment opportunities.

Cohen argues that Panama has the capacity to export to different areas of the market, and, most important, is the cluster that revolves [...]