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
Hapag-Lloyd has launched the so-called “Cherry Express” on the West Coast South America (WCSA) - Asia trade to coincide with the beginning of the cherry season in Chile.
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) formally inaugurated two new berths in the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main dry cargo port.