Logistical Reinforcement is Key

In Panama, professionals in transportation, logistical services and education came together to contribute to solving the deficiencies in these areas in the country.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

La Asociación Panameña de Ejecutivos de la Cadena de Abastecimiento (APECA) was constituted keeping in mind that it is necessary to improve considerably the services of supply to the ships that pass through the Canal or that transfer merchandise in Panamanian ports in order to comprehensively take advantage of the advantages that the country has as the merchandise transportation hub of the world.

In an article published in Prensa.com, Wilfredo Jordan analyzes that, "there lacks infrastructure such as docks, shipyards, and other adequate installations to be able to provide the service of supplying, among other services, to the maritime industry."

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Business Between the Shipping Sectors of Peru and Panama

November 2011

A group of Panamanian companies has explored potential business deals with the Inca country’s shipping services, signing an agreement between the respective business associations

The Peruvian navy’s Industrial Service has won an international tender to build five hopper barges for the Panama Canal.

Opportunity for Supplying Vessels in Panama

November 2014

Analysis of the characteristics of the business of supplying ships in Panama, participating companies, products and services required, and eligibility requirements.

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer):

- Expansion of the Panama Canal opens up opportunities for Costa Rican exporters to supply vessels

Argentinean Shipbuilding in El Salvador

June 2012

The first mission on trade, technology and investment by the Argentinan Naval Industry will take place in San Salvador from 11 June.

The event is being organized by the Foreign Ministry of Argentina and the Buenos Aires Association of the Shipbuilding Industry (ABIN), the leading entity in the sector in Argentina.

Panama as a Global Multimodal Cargo Hub

February 2012

Panama's advantages in combining sea, air and rail transport will be featured at the XVI International Maritime Conference and Exposition.

Businessman Eduardo Segura emphasized that Panama’s advantage in business regarding logistics lies in its capabilities as a multimodal center, where railway, ports, air and sea freight used simultaneously are the country’s greatest strength, which must be further advanced.

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