Weighing legislation on maritime container cargo adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enter into force on July 1 and most countries are already working to adapt to the new rules.
Recent studies conducted in the field on cargo shipping have shown that most accidents involving container ships are related to excess weight, so the IMO has decided to curb the problem by establishing tighter controls.
The cargo shippers will be responsible for verifying […]
To provide rapid access to the Centennial Bridge, about 19 construction companies took a tour with a team of technicians and engineers from the Contract Administration Department and the Department of Procurement and Concessions of the Ministry of Public Works.
It is planned to design and build a new road and rehabilitation and widen to four lanes the Omar Torrijos Road extending from Corozal to the entrance of the Red Tank road and construction to […]
OILCO Panama is a marine lubricants distributor that has the exclusive representation of the brands CEPSA Marine Lubricants. The company has warehouses in Corozal, Panama City and a truck fleet which guarantee 24/7 deliveries.
The company has competitive prices and, when requested, delivers the products directly to the client’s ship. OILCO Panama has permits and access to most Panamanian ports such as Aguadulce, Bocas del Toro, Charco Azul, Gamboa, Colon 2000, Almirante, Portobelo, Bahía Las […]
One of the main events of the Panamanian Association of business Executive (APEDE) is the annual conference CADE 2016, which will take place from Wednesday, April 20 to Friday, April 22 at the Sheraton Hotel.
This year the forum subject will be “After the Canal Expansion…What else? Opportunities and Barriers”. The principal speaker for the inaugural dinner is the former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos, while closing the conference will be Dr. Ricardo Hausmann from Harvard […]
An initiative has been put forward that aims to turn Panama into a re-export window of both perishable and non-perishable food. It takes as its starting point using the isthmus to supply large consumer markets.
Agricultural transformation expert, Didio Batista, said that this initiative would increase the importance of the food production sector in the country.
“The logistics center of this kind in Panama would be to import food from different countries for processing or […]
During a meeting in the city of Alexandria, Egypt, with the Minister of Transport of that country, Saad El-Giushy, the Minister of Maritime Affairs of Panama (AMP) Jorge Barakat Pitty, established mechanisms for cooperation in maritime matters between Panama and Egypt.
El-Giushy recognized the great experience of Panama in its logistics development, which is based on the Interoceanic Canal administration and all port activity that takes place in Panama.
He also expressed Egypt’s interest in […]