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
Brazil's planned port privatisation has been delayed futher and is now postponed until the first half of 2016.
A Panamanian Tribunal sentenced to 12 years in prison two crew of a North Korean ship detained in Panama in 2013 with Cuban undeclared weapons.