$14 million Logistic Project

Plans are underway to build a logistics platform for vehicles on a 20-hectare plot in Arraiján, West Panama.

Monday, December 11, 2017

The company BDIN Panamá S.A. submitted an Environmental Impact Study (EIA) to the Ministry of the Environment to develop a logistics platform for vehicles in the town of Veracruz, Arraiján.

See also: "What Constructions are Planned in Panama?"

According to the EIA, the project proposes the development of a logistics platform for vehicles that includes construction of administrative and customs offices, an area for vehicle revision and inspection, a small-volume fuel pump for internal use only, a control booth for entry and exit, an area for dispatching heavy vehicles, public services and a parking area for vehicles, which will occupy most of the space of the center. It is estimated that the construction phase of the Project will take approximately 10 months.

The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData, includes an up to date list of public and private construction projects that are planned for development in Central American countries.

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Panama Plans More Logistics Development

March 2017

The Panama Canal Authority expects to tender at the end of the year several logistics projects to be developed in 1,200 hectares of land in the canal zone.

The goal of the Panama Canal Authority is to generate value-added services around the extended canal, and according to the head the institution, Jorge Luis Quijano, several state companies from China have already expressed interest in participating in the development of these projects, which could be estimated at $1 billion and would be developed over a period of five to seven years.

Panama: More Logistics Services from Colon

April 2016

DHL has announced an investment of $4 million to operate directly from the Colon Free Zone, with special focus on the pharmaceutical, textile and home appliances sectors.

The Logistics company DHL has reactivated its operations directly in the Colon Free Zone with an investment of more than $4 million, confirmed Gilberto Castro, operations manager of DHL Express Panama to Prensa.com.

Panama: 1.200 Hectares for Logistics Development

March 2016

The area in the Pacific entrance to the Canal could be leased by the State for the construction and operation of logistics infrastructure such as warehouses, cold storage facilities, ship repairs and a port for vehicles.

The 1,200 hectares owned by the State and "discovered" after cleaning and dredging of the areas surrounding the Canal expansion are part of a development plan that the Ministry of Affairs of the Canal is preparing to start when the new locks come into operation. The initial proposal is to lease the land to private companies so that they can develop the area, providing logistics services, transportation and communications to related industries.

Transshipment and Distribution of Automobiles in Panama

September 2013

A center for industrial and logistic automotive activities is planned in the grounds of a former shooting range.

In Nuevo Emperador, Arraiján, west of the Canal, in "an area that was used as a bombing range by the U.S. administration", the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is studying the development of a vehicle transshipment center.

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