Vol. 35#17

Third bridge over the Canal exceeds 52% progress

Tercer puente sobre el Canal

Construction of the new bridge over the Panama Canal in Colón reached 52% completion, including such aspects as the main towers, piles and viaducts to the structure which will enhance the development of Costa Abajo area of the Colón province.

The new bridge will have four lanes connecting the communities of Costa Abajo with the city of Colón, which will improve communication with the rest of the country and open up opportunities for business growth […]

Week in Review October 19

Expensive education

The constant complaints about the high cost of private education has generated a great conflict between parents, school owners and the Legislative Organ. There are at least five bills proposing reforms that could affect the money families put aside for their children’s education. The new bills propose such things as tax incentives for parents; the expansion of the so called “Universal Scholarship”, only given to students who go to schools where the annual […]

Prompt cargo handling

The attribute that defines the best logistics transport is readiness. The company, Fast Services, has this attribute, characterized by providing good customer service. In handling cargo. It offers the best service and promptness in each of its deliveries.

Transportation is part of that flow and, therefore, we must pay attention to it. Poor management in the transport of temperature controlled cargo has a negative impact on product quality.

Fast Services offers the following services: maritime […]

Taking care of cargo

Almacenaje para contenedores.

Panama Central Terminal Inc. is a cargo custody center with capacity for indoor storage and patio storage areas for containers, cars, etc. It now has new facilities located in the area of Juan Diaz with proximity to both the Northern and Southern Corridors to give customers better service.

The new location will benefit international and local companies, ports and shipping lines, for the type of In-Bond warehouses that PCT has in this area.

PCT provides […]

UMIP awards doctorate to Ruben Arosemena

De izquierda a derecha el ex-presidente Martin Torrijos, Rubén Arosemena y la rectora de la UMIP Fernanda Billard.

For his contribution to the development of academic training activities and support in the projection of Panamanian professionals in the international maritime industry, the International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) awarded the degree of “Doctor Honoris Causa” to the ambassador and consul of Panama in Korea, Ruben Arosemena Valdes Eloy.

This recognition was given in the presence of important personalities from the academic, political and government spheres such as Milton Henriquez, Minister of Government and […]

Tocumen meets security standards

El loby del Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen.

The US agency, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), found that Tocumen International Airport and aircraft operators flying between that nation and Panama complied with all the safety standards.

Last September a TSA team visited the premises of Tocumen S.A., the company that has managed the terminal since 2003, to check the airport and confirm that the security controls put in place are appropriate.

According to the source, the technical visit is part of an ongoing security […]

Global logistics solutions

Translog Global Solutions, Inc.

Founded in Panama in 2015, Translog Global Solutions, Inc. is a logistics company: young, energetic and responsive to the needs of its customers.

Its main goal is customer satisfaction, directing their efforts to successfully meet the diverse needs of their clients through a policy of flexible professionalism.

The company has experience in handling special products such as temperature-sensitive goods, bulk cargo transported by charter ship, goods that need to be controlled and insured to avoid […]