Americas Correspondent, Seatrade Maritime News
Seatrade correspondent Michele Labrut has continuously covered the maritime sector of Central & Latin America since moving to Panama City in the 1980s. Author of Seatrade's annual Panama Maritime Review and of several books, Michele also writes for Time magazine and the Economist Intelligence Unit. In 2012 she was awarded the Order of Merit (Knight grade) by the French Government for her services to international journalism.
Michele’s Recent activity
With the shift to issuing of seafarers’ certificates and documentation in electronic format, the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has issued some 123,676 electronic certificates.
The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and Stabilis Solutions Inc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the use of LNG as a marine fuel at the Port of Corpus Christi.