SEMINSA offers fire equipment services

SEMINSA, ofrece servicios contra incendios

“SEMINSA” (Servicios Maritimos e Inspecciones, S.A.) is a company that provides fire safety services to the maritime industry. Its mission is to provide best services and encourage the maintenance and safety of all fire-fighting equipment on board ships, ensuring optimum performance in order to safeguard human life and meet established standards.

SEMINSA offers industry inspections, maintenance, repairs and fire equipment supplies, breathing, rescue and security equipment. The company makes visual inspections if cylinders, fire extinguishers, […]

Panama promotes short sea shipping

Panama is in search of new areas of leadership at the regional level to boost Maritime Short Sea Transport (SSS) which is part of the Mesoamerica Project, with the aim of achieving greater integration, increase intra-regional trade and create new jobs.

José Miguel Rovira, director of Planning of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and José Dopeso, director of Maritime Affairs and Ports of the Central American Commission on Maritime Transport (Cocatram) explained that in November […]

Agreement does not affect Panama’s maritime space

El acuerdo de delimitación marítima firmado entre Ecuador y Costa Rica no afecta los espacios marítimos de Panamá.

The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) said that the agreement signed between Ecuador and Costa Rica on maritime delimitation, does not affect the maritime areas of Panama.

“Recently, the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica signed an agreement on the maritime delimitation, which only has an impact between the two nations, and does not influence the maritime areas of the Republic of Panama,” said the administrator of the AMP, Jorge Barakat.

In connection with navigation near […]

IMO confirms deposit by Panama on ship recycling

As part of the commitment to improve measures for the protection of the marine environment, Panama deposited the instrument of accession to the Hong Kong International Convention for safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships, 2009, of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, England.

By letter dated September 19, the Secretary General of the IMO, confirmed receipt of the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Panama, which seeks to prevent, reduce and […]

Glance at global maritime trade: Shipping industry adapts to low cyclical growth

Shipping industry adapts to low cyclical growth

By Franklin Castrellón

The impact of slow current economic growth in world trade has led the maritime industry to make adjustments in response to economic, political, demographic and technological trends. This is revealed in a study by IHS entitled, “Trade and the Maritime Industry, Global Trends 2016”.

“Understanding these trends is key to improving the performance of capital investment and operational efficiency, and provides the foundation for successful business strategies in the long term,” says […]

New lighthouses for Manzanillo and Las Minas

Las torres protegerán a los barcos.

The administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat Pitty, approved the order to proceed to the company Delta Técnicas Auxiliares de la Construcción, S. A., whose objective is the supply and installation of one lighthouse tower on land for the access channel to Manzanillo Bay and two lighthouse towers: (1) marine and (1) on land for the access channel to Bahia Las Minas in the province of Colon, including lighting, according to technical specifications […]

Penta Shipping Services highly competitive group

Penta Shipping le ofrece provisiones frescas.

Penta Shipping Services has more than 10 years of experience and background in the maritime business of ship chandlering in Panama, where a highly qualified and committed staff offers customers the highest expectations on the national and international maritime market. Formerly known as Transocean, following a strategic alliance with Penta Financial Group, the company Penta Shipping Services was born.

The company is located in Corozal, Panama Canal Railway, Galera 9 Panama. Telephones (507) -3076610 to […]