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 Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) has questioned new, higher Panama Canal tolls for vessels that will not benefit from the expanded canal, at a public hearing on the proposed new toll structure.
Hamburg Süd has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the container liner activities of Compañía Chilena de Navegación Interoceánica (CCNI).