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Panama and the United States sign a maritime cooperation
Time:2018-09-21
The shipping network was informed that the Panama Maritime Department and the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) signed a maritime cooperation agreement.
 
Panamanian Maritime Minister Jorge Barakat said that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding will enhance the exchange of information and experience between the two sides in crew training and port operations, optimize the advantages of private sector investment, and promote the investment of US investors in Panama's shipping projects. Panama's logistics hub status."
 
The maritime industry is an important part of global trade. The agreement will promote the sustainable growth of maritime transport and is committed to maritime safety, environmental protection and accountability.
 
Jorge Barakat further stated that “the United States and Panama will have closer maritime links, and the relationship between the two countries can be traced back to the opening of the Panama Canal in the early 20th century. In addition, it is necessary to emphasize that we have achieved the 2016 bilateral meeting. The important goal is to enhance understanding and maritime cooperation between the two countries."