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
Chile-based Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) is to quit the ro-ro shipping business.
Panama throughput reached 7.35m teu 2019, up 4.7% compared with the year before when cargo volumes showed a slight growth of 1.7% to 7.01m teu.