MOP receives proposals for fourth bridge over the Canal

Cuarto puente sobre el Canal.

Panama’s Ministry of Public Works (MOP) received the proposals from the four prequalified consortia for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

At the ceremony, held in the Yellow Room of the Presidency of the Republic, the companies presented their proposals: Consortium Panama Fourth Bridge, made up by China Communications Construction Company Ltd/China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd; Dragados Sucursal Panamá, S.A.; Astaldi Consortium – DAELIM conformed by Astaldi S.P.A./ DAELIM […]

EU proposes simplifying Customs formalities for shipping

The European Commission presented on July 8 two proposals to reduce Customs clearance time for maritime freight in the EU with the aim of reducing delays at ports and to improve competitiveness.

The EU executive has proposed a further simplification of Customs procedures for maritime transport by ships that use regular routes within the EU to be “shorter and more flexible” in order to facilitate their activity, although the shipping companies that use regular routes […]