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 Liberian Registry has announced moves to further streamline and simplify the registration and re-registration of vessels in the registry.
It was an emotional moment when Eng. Ilya Espino de Marotta took office on 1 January 2020 as deputy administrator of the Panama Canal, becoming the first woman to hold this position.