The president of the Panama Chamber of Shipping, Rommel Troetsch, estimated that the cargo movement of the national port system will close in 2016 with a drop of 10%. And, according to his forecasts for 2017, he does not expect any improvement.
“No growth is expected for 2017 compared to current movement of cargo, although we must wait until April to observe the cargo movement when the shipping transport contracts between major exporters and shipping […]
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 […]
A report of the British news agency, Reuters, said that the United Kingdom is looking towards the expanded Panama Canal as Liverpool’s new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping and British companies look to deepen business ties despite concerns that the U.S. election of Donald Trump could hinder free trade, the port operator’s chief said.
Private group, Peel Ports, has invested 400 million pounds ($510 million) in transforming Liverpool’s existing facility into a […]
The Port of Barcelona will lead a commercial mission to Panama between November 19 and 22, with more than 60 entrepreneurs from the logistics sector (freight forwarders, consignees, ship owners, logistics and port operators) as well as importers and exporters.
Barcelona is the main Euro-Mediterranean logistics hub and offers Panamanian businessmen excellent location, connectivity and complete transport and distribution services.
The mission, organized with the help of “Consejo General de Cámaras de Cataluña y Fomento […]
The development of a container port in the area of Corozal West, on the east bank of the Panama Canal’s Pacific entrance, will give an injection of over $1.3 billion to the economy and will create around 2,100 direct jobs during its construction.
The Panama Canal Planification and Commercial Development vice-president, Oscar Bazán, explained that the Port of Corozal is in the tendering stage and will strengthen the competitive advantage of the route through Panama […]