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
The Liberia Ship Registry has appointed Dallas Smith as the Director of LNG and Offshore Technology and General Manager of the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry’s (LISCR) new Houston Office.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced an increase of the maximum authorised draught for neo-panamax vessels transiting the Panama Canal to 14.33 m (47 ft) Tropical Fresh Water (TFW) starting 8 July.