Panama Colon Container Port Inc (PCCP) announced that they will soon start construction of the long awaited container port on Isla Margarita, Colon province.
The construction includes a container yard with a capacity to handle up to 2.5 million TEUs per year, with four docks occupying 1,200 meters of water frontage and the first with the ability to serve Neopanamax ships.
The project will make it one of the most important ports in Panama and […]
Dominated by Maersk, so far this year nearly 20,000 tons of products have been exported from the terminal of Mar del Plata, Argentina.
The port also increased the operation of the fishing fleet dedicated to automated squid fishing and the port is already thinking of dredging maintenance.
The vessel “Saturn” starred on its last stop taking the largest loads on record at the port of Mar del Plata since the last dredging work was completed, […]
By Franklin Castrellón
The process for granting the concession for “design, construction, development and operation” of the port of Corozal on the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal will reach a key milestone on April 11, 2016.
On that date the period will expire for interested companies to submit their documents for the implementation of the project, said the Vice President of Planning and Business Development of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Oscar Bazan.
Not only should the port of Corozal be carried ahead immediately, but more ports and infrastructure are needed to exploit the Canal expansion.
This is the opinion of businessmen in the logistics sector, who are unanimous: the opening of the new and expanded Panama Canal locks should be the starting point of the consolidation of Panama as a major logistics hub for the hemisphere.
They note that already there is a lack of dock space […]
Eduardo Lugo, dean of the Faculty of Logistics, Maritime and Port Studies at the Interamerican University of Panama (UIP) ensures that except for Panama, the rest of Central America is behind in modernization processes.
For example, the process of granting the docks 4, 5 and 6 to the Central Operadora Portuaria (OPC) is a definite step toward port efficiency in Honduras, says Lugo. The expert was visiting Honduras and gave a lecture for students, businessmen […]
About 150 people including workers, contractors and authorities of the Panamanian maritime sector came together to celebrate Safety Week, an activity of PSA International, to raise awareness of the risks within the port industry and to build an injury free workplace.
This year’s celebration included the launch of the PSA Panama Safety Commitment Award, with which workers, operations and engineering staff recognized four colleagues through a vote based on attitudes and willingness to work towards […]