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By Edition On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Travel with Minister Rhuggenaath to Panama

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Economic Development invites entrepreneurs in the maritime and logistics sector from Curaçao to participate in the Kingdom Mission to Panama in the Panama Maritime Conference in 2017. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Expanded Panama Canal ushers in new era of global trade

PANAMA CITY - The expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. During Sunday’s official inauguration ceremony, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Panama Canal administrator and CEO Jorge More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Dutch Kingdom well represented at inauguration of expanded Canal Zone in Panama

PANAMA CITY - The expanded Panama Canal was officially opened recently. The Dutch Kingdom was well represented during the official ceremony. The Prime Minister of Curaçao Dr. Bernhard Whiteman was also present More...

By Edition On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Curacao wants to profit from expansion Panama Canal

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao wants to take advantage of the expansion of the Panama Canal, linking the Caribbean to the Pacific. In 2015, the widened channel will be taken into use. Curaçao plays, because of the relatively More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

The melting ice cap, smaller ships and lagging demand and the Panama Canal future

The new Panama Canal after the planned opening at 2015, popularly referred to as Post-Panamax, will be able to transport larger ships, from 294 to 366 meters in length, 13 to 49 m, beam and 12 to 18m, draft. The More...