Seminsa offers full fire safety services

Inspección de equipo de incendio.

We are pleased to introduce “SEMINSA” (Servicios Maritimos e inspecciones S.A.) as a company that is focused on serving the industry for the inspection, maintenance, repair and supply of Fire Protection Systems, Appliances, Rescue & Safety.

We specialize in attending Cylinders with visual inspection, troubleshooting of fire extinguishers, recharging high pressure cylinders, surveys and maintenance of SCBA Commissioning, SCUBA, breathing equipment, air compressors, emergency escape sets (EEBD), air quality tests, air cylinder recharging, FOAM systems, […]

Panama Canal Expansion ends

Ampliación del Canal de Panamá inaugurada

Finally, a year and a half late, the expansion of the Panama Canal is finished and the first ship has crossed in what will be the new era of this important seaway.

The recent scandal of the “Panama Papers” has passed into the background with the good news of the opening of the new canal locks. After seven years the consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) has handed over the works to the government […]

Caribana Express, a versatile ship

M.N. Caribana Express.

Caribana Line S.A., is a Panamanian shipping company, offering sea freight services and which develops its administrative operations in Panama, Republic of Panama.

The company offers services with the M. N. CARIBANA EXPRESS, either for sale or charter under contract.

This vessel, under Panamanian flag is 100% versatile and has a profile is ideal for coastal shipping services, cargo handling in general, containerized, wheeled cargo, construction material and/or for special projects.

The ship a spotless […]

Week in Review – Vol. 35#9 – June 27


A fourth set of locks on the Panama Canal could be built “If it becomes necessary” and a group of experts will start a feasibility study from October 1. However, there is still no decision, the administrator, Jorge Quijano told the news agency Efe.


Between 2007 and 2015, during the expansion work of the Canal, 2,250 pieces of archaeological value were found, dating from different periods of the history of Panama: […]

Panama Services Corp – together with the Canal

La ampliación del Canal un gran logro.

Panama, internationally recognized for its contributions to maritime trade is making history again.

Initially, in 1881, the construction of the Panama Canal was in the hands of Count Ferdinand de Lesseps and was finally completed in 1914, led by George Washington Goethals, a construction handmade by man, while we, as a nation, were still in our infancy. Now, 102 years later we have a modern and impressive infrastructure that we can still marvel at for […]

Multimodal system consolidation stimulates industrial real estate

En Panamá aun hace falta infraestructura industrial adecuada.

Panama wants to become one of the most important cargo logistics centers for transportation and storage worldwide. Currently private ports interact on both oceans interconnected by an inter-oceanic railway, roads and international airports seeking to have the ability to offer all kinds of services that add value to the industry of transport and storage of goods.

Establishing itself as a major multimodal logistics center is one of the main goals of the country in order […]

Great outlook for Panama


By Marijulia Pujol Lloyd

“Panama is open for business”, said the United States’ Ambassador to this country, John Feeley during the Panama American Chamber of Commerce (PANAMCHAM) forum called “Panama: expanding its opportunities.” The event took place on Sunday, June 26, at the Riu Hotel. The event was part of the inauguration of the Third set of Locks of the Panama Canal, which took place the same day.

During his introduction, Ambassador Feeley said that […]