Panama Maritime Authority
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has announced that the Merchant Marine Department has inscribed in the Panama Registry the world’s largest container ship, the MSC Oscar. The AMP says this is a reflection of the effort made by the present administration, to attract newly built vessels.
“We are proud of the MSC Oscar because it is the largest container vessel ever built, and it is also the one that has the most meaning for me, [...]
The Maritime Queen 2015 competition was a great success, and was won by Yaleoxky Yazmarlin Avila, candidate of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP). The event was held on March 19 at the “Salsa” Salon of Crown Casino, at the Hotel El Panama, Candidates were accompanied by a cheerful murga as they were presented to the audience were: Itzy Iracema Rosario Agrazal – ATL; Yaleoxki Yazmarlin Avila – Autoridad Marítima de Panamá; Yureisy Yureny De Gracia [...]
Panama will become the maritime capital of the world from April 12 to 15, 2015, when the Panama Maritime XII Conference and Exhibition is held, organized by the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP), the Panamanian Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR) the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP).
It will take place at the Megapolis Convention Center in Panama City.
The event, which has attracted extraordinary interest in the maritime industry prior to [...]
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) is planning to build two docks for the auxiliary maritime services industry, one in the province of Colón and the other in the province of Panama.
This answers an old aspiration of the auxiliary maritime services sector. This project was already being discussed, but the areas selected for the constructions were not available at that time.
The companies require access to the sea from docks to facilitate the handling of [...]
From January 2015 companies that inspect and certify foreign ships under the Panamanian flag will be audited by the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) to assess the quality of services provided.
The Resolution of the Board of the AMP states:
“Article 1: Execution of the AUDIT PLAN will be carried out on all auxiliary entities, Recognized Organizations, Classification Societies and Recognized Security Organizations approved by the Republic of Panama, for the purpose of determining management, competition, [...]
In the first nine months of the year Panamanian ports have moved 5,046,758 containers, according to statistics from the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP).
The figure shows an increase of 95,164 containers, when compared with the amount moved through ports in the same period of 2013 when container movement reached 4,951,594.
Container movement is led by Panama Ports Company Balboa that had moved to September 2,299,283, followed by Manzanillo International Terminal with 1,550,464.
Third is Panama [...]