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AMP participates in SAPU Roadshow 2017

El Ing. Leonel Medina representó a la AMP.

The Panama Maritime Administration, with a view to reaffirming its commitment to good maritime security practices on board vessels flying its national flag, while ensuring the safeguarding of crew, ship, goods transported and the marine environment, participated in the SAPU Roadshow 2017 International Conference, held in Athens, Greece.

The main theme of the conference was “Accreditation of Private Maritime Security Companies – Control and Standards of Weapons” that was analyzed by a panel of experts […]

Posidonia showcasing world shipping industry

Posidonia es uno de los eventos más importantes de la industria marítima mundial

Posidonia is one of the most important events of the global shipping industry, which takes place every two years in Athens, Greece. Panama will be represented by Proinvex, the Panama Maritime Authority, the Panama Canal Authority, the Panama Tourism Authority and a large number of private service providers, who will be present once again to give Panamanian companies the opportunity to offer their products and services to main players of the shipping industry.

Shipping industry […]

Proship has strategic alliance at Posidonia 2014

Posidonia 2014

Posidonia 2014 is one of the most important international maritime exhibitions, to be held in Greece from June 2 to 6 where PROSHIP, of Panama, will be present with BPCO Shiprepair Brokers, a company with which PROSHIP has exclusive representation for the Greek and Cypriot markets.

Since December 2010 PROSHIP focused on establishing itself in the Greek market of shipowners and ship managers, by offering competitive prices for high quality services together with flexible payment […]

New Greek tax policy will affect Panama Ship Register

Greek shipowners are facing financial difficultires. Armadores Griegos enfrentan dificultades financieras.

A threat looms to the Panamanian ship registry because the Greek parliament approved a tax reform that will impact the ship owners in the country, who control about 16% of the world merchant fleet.

A major shipping watchdog has published, “Brokers and other transportation companies will, in the future, pay a tax of 10% in turnover of up to 200,000 euros, 8% for the following 200,000 euros then a 6% tax on turnover exceeding €400,000.”

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Bearer share elimination endangers Panama Ship Registry

The Panama Ship Registry is the number one in tonnage and number of ships, but others may take advantage if Panama eliminates bearer shares.
El registro de naves de Panamá es el número uno a nivel mundial en tonelaje y naves abanderada, no obstante la eliminación de acciones al portador podría impactar al registro.

The Panama Ship Registry is the number one in tonnage and a ship standard bearer in the world. However, in the past three years it has decreased in the amount of new tonnage registered, but it still remains strong. Other registries remain aggressive competitors of Panama for traditional markets, such as Japan and Greece. International news reports suggest that tax reform in Greece could scare the second largest market for the Panama Ship Registry and, […]