Cosco Opens Central America and Panama Business Lines

Cosco China Shipping Group has launched two new lines of business, namely, COSCO Shipping Lines (Central America) ...

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Expanded Panama Canal Opens Its Locks

With the first commercial transit of the USD 5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal the Neopanamax containership COSCO ...

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Interview: New Panama Canal to Shift Trade Patterns

As the long-awaited inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal approaches with less than a week left until the first ...

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Evergreen Gets 20-Year Colon Terminal Lease Extension

Taiwan-listed shipping company Evergreen Marine Corp. has received an approval to extend its lease of the ...

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COSCO Vessel Sets Sail to Make History in Panama

The Neopanamax container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama has set sail from the Greek Port of Piraeus on its way to ...

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China Invests in New Container Terminal in Colon, Panama

Panama is set to receive its first container terminal designed to handle post-panamax vessels in Colon as the ...

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Iran’s Tankers to Sail under Panama’s Flag

Iranian tankers are to be registered under Panama’s flag which will enable them to pass through one of the ...

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Panama Eyes New Shipbuilding Opportunities

With an aim to boost shipbuilding in the country and attract investment in its maritime industry, the Government of ...

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Agatis’ Crew Repatriated After Three Months in Colombia

The 18-member crew of the bulk carrier Agatis, who have been stranded in Barranquilla, Colombia for more than three ...

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VIDEO: Cargo Ship Sinks after Collision in Panama Canal

The 1986-built general cargo ship VFM Alita sank after colliding with a vessel in the Caribbean waters off Colon, ...

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Windstar Cruises’ Ship Runs Aground off Panama

In the early hours of December 22, Windstar Cruises’ cruise ship Star Pride ran aground while coming into ...

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Pre-Qualification Open for Corozal Port Development

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued on Wednesday a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in ...

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Eleven Port Giants Want to Bid for Port of Corozal

A total of eleven of the world’s largest port operators have formally expressed interest in participating in a ...

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Panama Transport Workers March for Better Working Conditions

Hundreds of transport workers, including over 100 of inspectors of the International Transport Workers’ ...

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Panama Joins Tokyo MOU

Members of the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region (Tokyo MOU) have ...

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MIT Readies for Boxship Giants

Manzanillo International Terminal-Panama (MIT) received four new ZPMC Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes (with 25 ...

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Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention Gets Two More Members

Panama and Cyprus have become contracting states to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks. ...

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Panama Gives 2 North Koreans 12 Years for Arms Smuggling

Chong Chon Gang

The North Korean captain and the first officer of the freighter which was caught trying to smuggle weapons to Cuba ...

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PSA International Keeps Up with Expanding Panama Canal

PSA International to Quadruple Panama Terminal Capacity

Singapore-based port operator PSA International has through its Panamanian subsidiary started a USD 400 million ...

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Panama Canal Gets First Pacific Gate

Panama Canal Gets First Pacific Gate

The first gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal was installed on January 19, bringing the ...

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Cargo Ships Collide off Latvia

Cargo Ships Collide off Latvia

The Danish-flagged tanker Maersk Etienne and Panama-registered dry bulk carrier Coral Opal collided in Irbe Strait ...

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