It could create the Central American Electrical Interconnection System
By Dennis Smith
In the recent meeting of the Central American Integration System in Costa Rica between US President Barak Obama and regional Heads of State, the subjects of the US exporting natural gas and the need to explore other energy sources were discussed.
Obama said that the United States might be able to help with the region’s growing energy demands by exporting liquefied natural gas.
Maritime transport seems to have no limits
When it seemed that the roof of container capacity was set by Maersk Line when it imposed its Triple-E series, there came a surprise from a Chinese shipping company with an order for five mega container carriers exceeding by 400 containers measured in 20-foot units (TEUs) over the ships of the Danish giant.
China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has commissioned the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries to [...]
The logistics sector contribution to Panama’s gross domestic product (GDP) has doubled in 12 years, from 13.3% in 2000 to 24.1% in 2012, according to the economic chart of the Panamanian Association of Business Executives (APEDE), based on statistics from the Comptroller’s Office. The Comptroller’s Office measures the contribution of the logistics industry including communications, an activity that plays an important role in the logistics platform and competitiveness in the services provided by [...]
The private sector can now invest in the ports of Nicaragua, which is projected as a good development in the area, according to the General Law on Ports, which was approved in principle in the National Assembly of that country.
“The solution to improve port infrastructure is to allow private or state-private joint ventures,” said Hugo Lopez Sanchez, deputy director of Water Transport of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, DGTA-MTI.
Nicaragua at present has [...]
MVA Consultores put solutions within reach
By Marijulia Pujol Lloyd
Panama is the ideal place to do business. It has a privileged geographical position that makes the country a natural hub.
Over the years, different governments have created incentive packages to attract multinational companies.
However, understanding the laws, regulations and the idiosyncrasy of how to do business in Panama can be daunting.
Now a renowned economist, Moisés Véliz Arosemena, who has vast experience in the [...]