Multimodal Marine, more than just a service

Multimodal Marine... más que un servicio

Commitment and effort are the aims of Multimodal Marine this 2015.

The company chairman, Elio Sanchez, said that the challenge for the start of the year will be increasing the supply of products to customers.

Based on this projection to improve relations that began in 2014 with multinational companies from Dubai, China and Europe, Multimodal Marine is currently looking to outsource logistics services.

According to Sanchez, a country like Panama offers many facilities to develop [...]

Canal Pilots’ Union takes action to Supreme Court

Por parte de la Unión de Prácticos del Canal de Panamá (UPCP), de izq. a der: Capitán Hernán Barsallo, Secretario Tesorero; Capitán Álvaro Moreno, Vocero de la UPCP; Capitán José Leal, Sub

Lawyers of the Panama Canal Pilots’ Union (UPCP) took an action to the Supreme Court on December 17, 2014, requesting a Habeas Data.

The purpose is to obtain information about the existence of the investigation of a serious maritime accident in Panama Canal waters, which occurred on April 7, 2005.

Captain Alvaro Moreno, the spokesman of the UPCP, said that this event caused damage to facilities of the Canal, specifically to one of the gates [...]

Colon Free Zone receives visit of Brazilian deputies

A Parliamentary Delegation from Brazil visited the Colón Free Zone to view the commercial import and export activities.

The Marketing Director of the zone, Denis Koo, explained to the delegation members the benefits, advantages, and logistics connections offered by the Colón Free Zone for investors who decide to open a business in this Panamanian commercial sector.

This delegation, comprising five Brazilian deputies, showed interest in the broad impact that the Free Zone has, and noted [...]

Giant ships keep coming

El MSC Oscar, momentáneamente el barco más grande de contenedores del mundo

Last century the big passenger shipping lines raced for the fastest crossing to win the legendary Blue Riband of the Atlantic. Now the big container lines seem to be in a similar competitive mode, but this time to see who can build the biggest ship.

The latest is the MSC Oscar, momentarily the biggest container ship in the world. She was delivered to the Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Co. The latest vessel to claim “biggest-container-ship-in-the-world” status, [...]

Overruns in the Assembly’s report on freeway reconstruction

Ramon Arosemena Crespo

An Investigative Report on the Design and Construction Project for rehabilitation and expansion of the Arraiján – La Chorrera expressway was handed over by the Public Infrastructure and Canal Affairs Commission of the National Assembly to the Minister of Public Works, engineer Ramon Arosemena Crespo.

During the presentation, Minister Arosemena said that this is an independent report that was made by the Assembly, and that it will now correspond to the MOP to verify it. [...]

Railway network a must for Panama

Panamá necesita añadir una vía ferroviaria para dinamizar el movimiento de carga de este a oeste

By Marijulia Pujol Lloyd

Panama, with its newly expanded Canal about to open, along with other country members of the Central American Integration System (Sieca) needs to develop an efficient multimodal logistics system to maximize trade potential.

One of the solutions is an efficient railway network together with a maritime transport system to revitalize the region’s economies.

Two projects are being evaluated for the area of Mesoamerica, a transcontinental railway and a maritime transport system, [...]

MIT’s traditional Christmas party

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On December 3, the Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) held its traditional Christmas party for its clients in the Sheraton Hotel under the theme, “A Night in the Wild West, MIT Style.” The evening was full of surprises for the attendees, including a mechanical bull and a Wild West dance contest.

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