A $400 million project of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is being implemented to make a substantial change in the operation of border crossings in Central America.
In Panama, it is in a final stage of approval, with funding of $60 million.
The overall project is being made with a modern electronic platform so that shippers, importers and exporters can send in advance their information, so that on reaching the border crossing their merchandise makes […]
The representative of the Diplomatic Mission for the teaching of English and Director of the Regional Office of English Language of the US Embassy in Panama, Rick Rosenberg, visited the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP).
Rosenberg’s objective was also to formally present himself to the UMIP authorities, to show his full availability to support the management carried out by this house of higher learning for the benefit of skills and development in the English language.
Colon Free Port is viewed very positively by the President of the Colon Free Zone Users’ Association, Usha Mayani who adds that the government should establish the conditions for success and walk hand in hand with the private sector to provide security and infrastructure for users, visitors and residents of the province.
“It is important that the mistakes are not repeated that were made with the Colon Free Zone, that today struggles to address them, […]
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 […]