Panama a “solid logistic block”

The MIT is one of the busiest in the region.

“Although Panama has positioned itself as a hub since container terminal transshipment operations began, other countries are competing under the same concept. “We are the only place in the world where the oceans are divided by only 80 kilometers, or 50 miles.”

In the opinion of Carlos Urriola, “Panama must take advantage of this and move cargo taking into account these two very close coasts joined by rail and […]

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Panama site of regional shipping event

The 48th Annual General Meeting, Exhibition and Conference of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) was held in Panama this year, hosted by Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT).

Election of officers took place in the presence of more than 300 members from ports, shipping companies, shipping agencies, logistics companies and firms representing many related activities.

The membership was representative of most Caribbean islands, Central America, South America and […]

MIT: 23 years serving Panama and the world

MIT: 23 years serving Panama and the world Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT)

Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) began operations on April 16, 1995, in the Atlantic coast of Panama, since then it has offered efficient port services to shipping lines operating in the Caribbean and Latin America.

In 23 years of operation MIT has been pioneer in innovation and technology. The terminal developed added value areas for containers and rolling equipment to promote the flow of cargo through Panama. MIT was the […]

MIT’s 20th anniversary

20 years of MIT

MIT celebrated 20 years serving Panama and the world, together with its clients, employees and partners, with its traditional Christmas Party, highlighting different cultures and roots of our country.

During the event all the achievements during the 2015 were presented along with highlighting Employees of the Year 2015.

The surprise of the evening was the presentation of Samy and Sandra Sandoval, enjoyed by all the guests late into the evening.

Largest cranes in Latin America arrive at MIT-Panama

La motonave, que zarpó de Shanghai, China, tomó dos meses en alta mar para transportar las grúas pórtico

Four new super post-Panamax gantry cranes, the largest in Latin America, arrived in Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), a subsidiary of SSA Marine, located in the province of Colón.

President Juan Carlos Varela, accompanied by the Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat, Stanley Motta, director of MIT. and port administrative and operational staff, toured the facilities and witnessed the unloading of the new equipment.

“MIT is a successful example of private investment in one […]

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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