Colon 2000 takes a second gamble
Colón 2000 takes a gamble for a second time by introducing a ferry from that port to Cartagena, Colombia and Isla Colón in Bocas del Toro. Mayra de Zebede, sales manager of Tropical Cruises said that unlike the previous occasion, where somebody else took control of the operation, this time Ferry Xpress will be manage by the port itself.
The Norwegian ferry, Adriatico, which currently operates in Europe and [...]
A new ferry service between Cartagena, Colombia, and Colón 2000 in Panamá, will start operations from October 24. The ship that will cover this route is the “Adriatico,” that was remodeled in 2005 and has a capacity for 1,000 passengers, a crew of 300 and can carry 500 automobiles.
The “Adriatico” will travel to two destinations – Cartagena, on Monday and Wednesday, and Isla Cólon in Bocas del Toro, on Friday.
Pacific Rubiales, the company that explores for and produces oil and gas in Colombia, and is selling most of Colombia’s oil, linked to this country since the Panamanian Government introduced incentives to attract foreign investment to the sector, has announced it will move its Board of Directors to Panama.
Pacific Rubiales said its office in Colombia will continue to implement the same operations.
“The company has not moved offices. Pacific Rubiales has opened a corporate [...]
Panama and Colombia will have no choice but to resolve the tariff issue with the intervention of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since talks failed to resolve the dispute caused by the imposition of a special tariff on textiles and footwear re-exported by Panama.
Ricardo Quijano, Minister of Commerce and Industry of Panama told the Panama News Agency that they could not reach an agreement for lack of interest by Colombia. The official had announced [...]
The deepening of the access channel to 16 meters was defined as one of the priorities for the future development of the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia.
This was explained by Alexander Micolta, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Buenaventura, in a report to the board of the Intergremial Business Committee of El Valle, Ciev, at its last meeting in September.
With the opening of the new Panama Canal in 2015, the minimum depth of [...]
Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica submitted a joint letter to the United Nations (UN) to seek diplomatic alternatives to solve the border disputes that the three countries have with Nicaragua.
The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, delivered the letter signed by the three countries against Nicaragua, to the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon.
As reported by the newspaper El Tiempo of Colombia, the country’s president, -Juan Manuel Santos gave the UN secretary general, Ban [...]