MOP presents details of fourth bridge over Canal

Maqueta del Cuarto Puente sobre el Canal.

The Minister of Public Works, Ramón Arosemena Crespo, presented before the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC) everything related to the megaproject of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal. This work will improve the connectivity of more than 1.7 million residents of the West side of the country.

The fourth bridge over the Canal is an unprecedented and very important project for the country, since it includes a unique cable-stayed […]

Panama says China increases its presence in the country to expand in the region

El Presidente de Panamá, Juan Carlos Varela y su homólogo Xi Jinping.

China will increase its presence in Panama to expand into Latin America, said Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, after his historic meeting in the Asian country with his counterpart Xi Jinping.

“There will be many more companies and multinationals using Panama to expand their presence in Latin America,” Varela told a press conference to present the achievements of his recent trip to China.

On that tour, Varela was received by the Chinese president and both […]

MOP receives proposals for fourth bridge over the Canal

Cuarto puente sobre el Canal.

Panama’s Ministry of Public Works (MOP) received the proposals from the four prequalified consortia for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

At the ceremony, held in the Yellow Room of the Presidency of the Republic, the companies presented their proposals: Consortium Panama Fourth Bridge, made up by China Communications Construction Company Ltd/China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd; Dragados Sucursal Panamá, S.A.; Astaldi Consortium – DAELIM conformed by Astaldi S.P.A./ DAELIM […]

Panama could surge in e-commerce with national single window

Oficinas principales de CrimsonLogic en Singapur.

Panama’s implementation of a national single window as the only entry point that integrates information on Customs, foreign trade and the port community system, among others, can be a relevant point of support to jump to a higher level in electronic commerce. This was assured by a specialist on the subject, Gustavo Davis, the local manager of CrimsonLogic with headquarters in Singapore and regional offices for Latin America in Panama-

The company provides systems in […]

Panama seeks alternatives to maintain maritime leadership

Las naves de Princess Cruises cruzarán el canal ampliado pronto.

Panama is looking for an alternative to continue maintaining its leadership position in the flagging of ships.

The Marshall Islands have become Panama’s main competitor, with an average annual growth of 10%.

Panama is a leader in the merchant fleet. Last year, the country brought together 18% of the world fleet, with a total of 8,094 vessels and 226.6 million tons. But the country is concerned about the rapid growth of the flag of the […]

Panama holds seminar in the port of Kobe

Puerto Kobe.

Panama’s ambassador to Kobe, Japan, Ritter N. Díaz, began a celebration in Kobe with a presentation on historical, economic and cultural aspects of Panama and then introduced the Consul, Rafael Aparicio, who highlighted the most important aspects of the 100 years of the Panama Ship Registry and the history of the consulate In Kobe, that had its first Panamanian consul in 1936.

Kobe is one of the most important ports of Japan and is the […]

Tender for fourth bridge over the Panama Canal postponed

Maqueta del cuarto puente sobre el Canal

Four groups will compete to build the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, following the withdrawal of the consortium formed by the Korean Hyundai and the Spanish Sacyr, which join the departure of the group CCB, conformed by the Brazilian Odebrecht that was told to resign in January.

The Ministry of Public Works modified the date of receipt of offers, so that on September 5 the two consortiums integrated by Chinese companies, one led by […]