Agreement Between ACP and the Philadelphia Port

ACP and the Philadelphia Port seek to expand commerce between both entities by promoting the sea route from Asia to the east coast of the United States via the Panama Canal.

Friday, June 12, 2009


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The Authority of the Panama Canal (ACP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Regional Authority of the Port of Philadelphia (PRPA) with the objective of stimulating economic growth and commercial activity between the two agencies.

In the ACP press release that was published in the web portal Maritime Global Net, the administrator of the ACP, Alberto Alemán Zubieta, says: "The Memorandum of Understanding with PRPA arrives at a critical moment for the world economy. This agreement highlights our shared objectives to improve customer service, expand services, and increase business opportunities. We expect to be able to work together regarding commerce among Latin America, Asia and the United States."

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