Panama Bunker sales showed some recovery in 2021, up 5.69% compared to 2020, to 5,016,513m tonnes reaching the highest level in two years in December, although still short of the 5.4m tonnes in 2019.
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The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has released its ranking of Latin American ports in 2021 with Panama Caribbean Coast port area leading from a list of 102 terminals.
Panama and Japan are to mutually recognise the other country’s seafarer training certificates for the first time.
Denmark-based Wrist Ship Supply has acquired Panama’s ship chandler Centralam, expanding its global reach.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) carried out 289 maritime labour inspections in 2021 on board Panama-flagged vessels, double the number in the previous year.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a reduction of the draught in the new locks to maximum draught of 15.09m (49.5 ft) TFW, based on the current and projected level of Gatun Lake for the coming weeks.
The Panama Canal has announced it had contributed to the reduction of 16m tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent emissions in 2021, 3m tonnes more than in 2020, in comparison to the most likely alternative routes.
Panama’s new law on near shoring was signed in December by President Laurentino Cortizo.