Panama Canal Authority renews cooperation agreement

The Panama Canal Authority and the Port of New Orleans have renewed their agreement of understanding.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


Their goal is to promote the use of the "all water" route for shipping goods from Asia to the East Coast of the United States, using the interocean services.
The agreement, signed during a ceremony at the Canal Administration Building, strengthens the alliance between the two port authorities that was started in 2003.

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Panama Canal renews port alliance with Tampa

July 2008

The Panama Canal Authority and the Tampa, Florida Port Authority have renewed their strategic alliance with the goal of increasing trade and facilitating the exchange of information.

The agreement contemplates the promotion of the maritime route that unites Asia with the Gulf of Mexico and the east coast of the United States through the canal.

Panama and Curacao sign trade agreement

February 2009

Port Authorities form the Panama Canal and Curacao signed an agreement to promote the exchange of trade and tourism.

Díalogo reports that "The agreement will last for two years and was signed by the administrator of the Canal, Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and the director of the Curacao Port Authority, Richard López Ramírez, with the purpose of supporting economic growth in both countries, the AFP reported."

Panama Canal Authority Establishes Alliance with Mississippi Ports

August 2010

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Mississippi State Ports Authority (MSPA) have formed an alliance to promote maritime trade.

ACP's administrator, Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and the executive director of MSPA, Donald Allee, have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the "all water route" between Asia and the east coast of the USA, via the Panama Canal.

Panama Canal Signs Alliance with Long Beach Port

December 2010

The alliance seeks to generate new business, economic growth and promote trade between the east coast of L.A. and this region of California.

The Port of Long Beach is the second largest in the United States.

The memorandum, which is renewable and for a period of two years, will facilitate the exchange of information and technology as well as develop joint marketing opportunities and modernization efforts.

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