SICMAR 2016 reflects the vision of the UMIP

La rectora de la UMIP, Ing.Fernanda Billard y el Administrador de la AMP, Jorge Barakat.

With the introduction by the typical music group “Mares de mi Patria” (Seas of my Country) and a welcome cocktail, attended by key players in the maritime industry, the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) with the support and sponsorship of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) opened the second version of the Maritime Civil Engineering Week (SICMAR 2016).

The SICMAR 2016 objective was to find ways to articulate the overall vision that should be aimed for […]

Schenker, the best on contract logistics

De izquierda a derecha: Brent Blake CFO Americas de DB SCHENKER; el Sr. Edgar Urrutia MD Central America de Schenker Panamá; Philippe Gilbert CEO Americas de DB SCHENKER

Schenker Panamá, S.A., the company that develops, promotes and provides professional services in the field of international cargo transport and third-party logistics, celebrated recently its 35th anniversary of opening operation in the country with a cocktail party at the Miramar Continental Hotel.

Edgar Urrutia, managing director of Schenker for Panama and Guatemala, told The Bulletin that the company is moving its offices from Long Island to Miami to make their operations more efficient and, at […]

APAC at Expocarga Mexico 2016

El stand de Panamá en la feria.

The Panamanian Association of Cargo Agents (APAC) participated in Expocarga Mexico 2016 in the pavilion “PANAMA MORE THAN A CANAL”, together with the support of the Colon Free Zone. It was an excellent start to celebrate the opening of the expanded Canal.

The “Cargo Week Americas-Expo 2016” event was held on June 28 at Centro Banamex in Mexico City, where the APAC was involved.

The Cargo Mexico Expo is held every year to raise awareness […]

Forum to discuss youth employment


The 2nd Business Forum, COSPAE 2016, will take place on Wednesday, August 3 from 7:30 a.m., to 4:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel. The event is seeking solutions to the problems of informal and non sustainable jobs, as well as assessing their impact on companies’ competitiveness.

The Forum will have four panels to discuss the following topics: barriers for a company’s productivity; investment in human capital training: an analysis of needs regarding training and relevant […]

Panama Maritime World Conference 2017

Jorge Barakat Pitty, administrador de la AMP anunciando la participación de su institución en Panama Maritime 2017.

With the theme “Celebrating Our Successes,” Panama Maritime World Conference & Exhibition, organized by the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) and the Panamanian Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR) with the support of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will be held from March 12-15, 2017.

It will attract important figures of the international maritime industry to discuss and debate the development of the activity over coming years.

This event is an […]

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 […]