THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE PANAMA MARITIME AUTHORITY PAYS A VISIT TO MANZANILLO INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL (MIT)
Panama, September 23.
The Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA), Mr. Jorge Barakat Pitty, paid a visit to the facilities of the Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), which are located in the province of Colon. He walked through the facilities to get firsthand knowledge about the management of this important port terminal that provides services to the region and to the world.
According to the Administrator, the work carried by Manzanillo International Terminal by offering a special service to the international maritime market, is an efficient model to be followed, especially if we take into account the Panama Canal expansion and the proposal of creating a National Logistics Plan that aims turning Panama into the most important logistics hub in the region.
During the visit, officials of the MIT welcomed the delegation of the Panama Maritime Authority. The delegation comprised also Mr. Tomás Ávila, Secretary General of the PMA, Mr. Gerardo Varela, Director of the General Directorate of Ports, and Mr. José Aranda, Deputy Director of the General Directorate of Ports.
Manzanillo International Terminal offers efficient and reliable port services to the shipping companies that cross the Panama Canal, and to those navigating the waters of the Caribbean and the Atlantic coast of South America.
The port facilities of the MIT comprise over 1,600 meters of quay equipped with gantry cranes and modern information management systems. These facilities are located in an attractive environment at the Atlantic gates on the Panama Canal. They offer transshipment services and a logistics park that operates all round the clock, 7 days a week.