Anchorage Center Proposed in Panama's Pacific Coast

The proposal was presented before the Maritime Authority of Panama by the Maritime Chamber.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Marvin Castillo, president of the Chamber, remarks that the project can be implemented easily, as it only requires regulation and determining its location. For this, a study will be conducted.

"The proposal arises because the economic crisis has caused many vessels to stop navigating. Other countries have already taken advantage of this opportunity to reactivate their auxiliary maritime industries", reports Prensa.com.

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Panama: Docks for Auxiliary Maritime Services

February 2015

The Maritime Port Authority is planning to build two docks for the auxiliary maritime services industry, one in the province of Colon and another in that of Panama.

Taking an old aspiration of the auxiliary maritime services sector, plans are underway for construction of docks on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.

Auxiliary Maritime Industry

July 2012

Panama could double revenues from provisioning ships if companies providing these services had adequate port facilities.

Both the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts need docks dedicated to the auxiliary maritime industry.

An article in Prensa.com reports that "The new president of the Maritime Chamber of Panama (CMP), Willis Delvalle said that one of the main goals of the guild is to promote the construction of these maritime exit routes. A dock for the auxiliary maritime industry would allow companies to have a place to put their boats, make crew changes and perform a series of related activities. "

Activity Drops 25% in Panamanian Shipyards

November 2009

Shipyard industry, comprising building and repairing vessels, has dropped 25%.

6 shipyards operate in Panama: "Bayano", located in Puerto Coquira; "Juan Díaz", in Juan Díaz, "Nacional", in Vacamonte; "Braswell International" in Balboa, "Veracruz International", in Veracruz and "Industriales de Monte Esperanza", operated by the Industrial Division of the Panama Canal Authority, located in Colón, reported Prensa.com.

Maritime Ministry proposed for Panama

August 2008

The president of the Panama Maritime Chamber (CMP), Ruben Karamañites proposes that a Maritime Ministry be established.

In order for the maritime sector, which represents 20% of the GDP of Panama, to have representation on the Cabinet Council, the creation of a Maritime Ministry is being proposed.

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