Por Franklin Castrellón
Following the absence of proposals by the four global port operators that had prequalified to develop and operate the port of Corozal on the Pacific side of the Canal, the Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) called on the Canal Authority, the Judicial Branch and the Legislative Branch to resolve the problems that prevented the submission of proposals and to promote the implementation of that project.
CMP President, Rommel Troetsch, believes that there […]
The development of a new port for post panamax vessels on the Pacific side of the Canal should be done in the short term via concession to a different international ports operator than Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH).
This is the consensus of sources of the local maritime industry contacted by The Bulletin. HPH operates the port of Balboa through its subsidiary, Panama Ports Co. (PPC).
The issue has been debated for several […]
The Panama Canal will open its third set of locks in about June 2015, and entrepreneurs are looking for business opportunities.
The Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama last week invited the Panama Canal Administrator, Jorge Luis Quijano, to talk about the advances in the widening of the waterway and the markets that will be opened to Panamanian investors.
Quijano said that one of the most interesting projects is a new […]