Construction of Humanitarian Assistance Centre will begin in September in Panama

The Panamanian government and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) presented the draft Regional Logistics Center for Humanitarian Assistance, whose civil works will start in September, said an official source. Humanitarian Hub in Latin America, with an investment of 24 million dollars, will be at the airport in Panama Pacific, as was the Read more about Construction of Humanitarian Assistance Centre will begin in September in Panama[…]

Panama Canal US agency agrees with an LNG terminal

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) concluded a technical cooperation agreement with the US Agency for Trade and Development, with the aim of promoting the planning of a terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to the ACP, with enlargement, the Interoceanic route will be able to serve the segment of LNG vessels, so the Panama Read more about Panama Canal US agency agrees with an LNG terminal[…]

Panama Canal studies to build a regasification plant

The Panama Canal Authority has the support of the United States Department of Commerce to build a regasification plant in the area. The movement of strategic importance can convert the country into a gas hub. The intent of the Panama Canal Authority is to harness the increased traffic that will allow the expansion to improve Read more about Panama Canal studies to build a regasification plant[…]

Panamanian ports are consolidated as leaders in the region

  The Port of Balboa and Panama’s Caribbean ports occupied the first two places in the top 20 ports. In 2014 this activity grew by 1.3% with a total volume of about 47 million TEUs. Panamanian ports established themselves as leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean according to the 2014 annual ranking of the Read more about Panamanian ports are consolidated as leaders in the region[…]

Expanded Panama Canal will operate from first week of April 2016

For those who have had the opportunity to visit Panama recently seen in the country of the isthmus economic growth and improved quality of life in panameñosque is no coincidence and is attributed to the Interoceanic Canal built over a hundred years ago, mega-project that It has a direct impact on the GDP of that Read more about Expanded Panama Canal will operate from first week of April 2016[…]

More than two billion dollars in port investments

More than two billion dollars investment now amounts port in Panama, thanks to strategies between the private and state sector, according to a senior official of the Central American Commission on Maritime Transport. (PLRadio) In statements to Prensa Latina, the director of Maritime and Port Affairs of the regional body, José Dopeso, he said the privileged geographical Read more about More than two billion dollars in port investments[…]

Approve $ 300 million for social and logistical sectors

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said it approved a loan of 300 million dollars to the Panamanian State for investment in social protection programs and improvements to the institutional framework and capacities of the national logistics sector. With half of the loan will seek to “increase transparency, efficiency and coverage of conditional cash transfers” (cash Read more about Approve $ 300 million for social and logistical sectors[…]

Growing Investment in Panamanian port terminals

Panama Ports Company (PPC), which operates the ports of Balboa and Cristobal, will invest $ 60 million in 2015 to expand its operations in these terminals. With this amount, PPC reported that investments in Panama exceed a thousand 300 million dollars over the 18 years of the concession obtained in 1997. The company, in which Read more about Growing Investment in Panamanian port terminals[…]

Panamá Canal attract industries that did not use shipping

The Panama Canal expansion will lead to a redistribution of cargo shares in Latin America including Mexico, according to the analysis of the Mexican Association of Shipping Agents (AMANAC), at the meeting of the General Assembly of the American Chamber of Associations national maritime agents (CIANAM). During his participation at the event held in Panama, Read more about Panamá Canal attract industries that did not use shipping[…]