Panama Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) labour has returned to work Tuesday, although the situation is still unstable, port officials told Seatrade Global.
The 10th version of the Maritime Connectivity Index prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) confirmed the leadership of Panama as the best country connected for s sea trade in Latin America.
The first set of four gates that will be installed in the Panama canal’s new locks, have arrived in the country.
A group of 12 experts from the UN Security Council arrived in Panama to begin the inspection of the weapons found aboard the North Korea-flagged vessel Chong Chon Gang that was detained last month in Panama Canal waters.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has been awarded the contract for the $66m expansion of the Evergreen’s Colon Container Terminal (CCT) in Panama.
London is looking to strengthen its maritime and shipping business links in Latin America.
Pole Star is expanding its third regional centre as the hub for its operations in the Americas in Panama, adding to those of London and Hong Kong.