It is said that sometimes people who live in a forest fail to see the trees.
This seems to have happened to all of us in Panama, where we lament traffic jams but wait in the hope of light rail (Panama Metro) and more highway lanes to solve the problems somewhere in the dim and distant future.
Meanwhile, while viewing the traffic chaos from TV “skycams” we all fail to note alongside the clogged highways […]
Recently the Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the Expanded Locks—Hapag-Lloyd’s Valparaiso Express. The 10,589 TEU Neo-panamax containership was specifically built to take advantage of the greater capacity offered by the Expanded Panama Canal.
This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that have been able to transit the expanded Canal since its inauguration on June 26 of this year. The new locks, which are 70 feet wider and 18 […]
Tocumen International Airport general manager, Joseph Fidanque Tercero, has broken ground for the construction of an International Waste Plant.
This plant has the capacity to technically and effectively handle the collection, selection and final disposal of organic and inorganic residues, liquids and non-dangerous substances that are left by aircraft which operate in that air terminal. The building of the project was given to the Spanish company, Oproler, at a cost of $3.5 million. They will […]
The start of construction of the Port of Corozal and a pier which will serve the auxiliary maritime industry in the Pacific littoral will give added value to the Panamanian route and will boost Panama’s transformation into the Americas’ logistic platform, local shipping industry sources informed “The Bulletin”.
Also Panama Canal Railway Co. (PCRC), the U.S. railway operator that connects the three ports of the Atlantic with the port of Balboa in the Pacific, has […]
There are ambitious plans to build a fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, a monorail to the west and an eight-lane Pan American Highway. But will this solve the traffic problem?
A great percentage of the public living in Panama West travel to work in the Capital City. The reason for this phenomenon is simple. The price of housing is so high in the metropolitan area, fueled by speculators and a lack of land, that […]