An incident occurred in Colon on January 16, 2017, typical of a fourth-world country, which should never be repeated: The Municipal Council of Colón, headed by Mayor Federico Policani, decided to sit on the Panama-Colon railroad tracks at the Colon station to protest against the Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC) administration because this company “does not contribute municipal taxes, nor does it support it in its social works.”
The transisthmian railroad provides a vital service […]
By Franklin Castrellón
The main shipping lines in the world are prepared to take advantage of economies of scale that will be offered by the opening of the expanded Canal from June 26, 2016.
The Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC), operator of the transisthmian rail link is also preparing and is ready to increase capacity and improve efficiency, its president and CEO, Thomas Kenna, told The Bulletin.
PCRC has just acquired its eighth rolling crane […]
Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC) is prepared to invest just over $75 million if the concession for a port in Corozal is given to an international operator, The Bulletin was told this by Thomas Kenna, president and CEO of that company.
Currently it is serving the terminal ports of the Canal. In its operational phase the railway would require an additional amount of new employees to meet the growing demand, he added.
PCRC, which has […]
On Friday, May 22, the XX Panama Chamber of Shipping Golf Tournament was held. Mr. Tomás Kena of the Panama Canal Railway Company, tournament organizer for all these years, passed the baton to his successor with the expectation that the competition will continue to take place with the support of chamber members and sponsors. The CMP recognized Mr. Kena’s dedication as well as the Manzanillo International Terminal for its uninterrupted sponsorship of the event since […]
The automotive sector is a cornerstone for the growth of Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) this year, said the president of the railway, José Zozaya. Kansas City Southern is also the operator of the Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC) that runs between the ports of Balboa and Colon. “There is confidence in the country, foreign investment is still flowing, new plants of automakers are opening so we see a very positive year, the overall […]