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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 […]

Puerto de Corozal an urgent need

El planeado Puerto de Corozal.

By Franklin Castrellón

A workshop on marine cargo transshipment, held on August 17 under the auspices of the Logistics Cabinet and the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) concluded on the need to expand port capacity of Panama on the Pacific coast if it is to exploit the opportunities open to the country by the expanded Canal.

In addition to the organizers and the representative of the Center for Innovation and Research in Logistics of Georgia […]

Tankers need changes to use expanded canal

El tanquero “Aegean Unity” cruza el Canal ampliado.

The expectation of some oil brokers and intermediaries that the expansion of the Panama Canal opens a new route for VLCCs will take longer than expected to become a reality.

Many ships will require renovations to transit through the new locks, industry specialists say.

The modifications of these huge vessels mainly involves mooring cable bollards that are necessary, because the new locks use tugboats instead of locomotives to guide ships.

Previously only a fraction of […]

Panama adopts ballast water agreement

Regulaciones para disponer del agua de lastre.

The full National Assembly of Panama approved, in third debate, the draft law by which the International Agreement for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments from Ships, 2004 (BWM) seeks to prevent the uncontrolled discharge of ballast water and sediments from ships.

To avoid contamination and effects on marine ecosystems, on February 13, 2004, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the International Agreement for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast […]

Panama and Peru look at Pacific tourist route

During a recent visit to Peru, Panama’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Augusto Arosemena, promoted a broad portfolio of projects of interest to Peru.

He made his presentation at the “Panama Invest 2016 Peru,” highlighting the potential and advantages of Panama’s economy, maritime logistics “hub” and tourism projects.

Describing his encounter with Peru’s Minister of Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferryros; Minister Arosemena said: “It was a meeting in which we sought to establish a roadmap, […]

Super yacht “Legend” joins the Panama Register

The Legend.

The super yacht “Legend” has just joined the fleet under Panamanian flag. This is the result of new business strategies for expansion of the Ship Register to enter non-traditional markets, implemented by the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) that has received a very positive response.

The magnificent “Legend” with IMO number 7367835, has the following dimensions: 77.40 meters long and 13.64 meters wide, of 2,290 gross registered tons (GRT). She was originally built in 1973, but […]