29 - 31 October 2019

CCCI, Cartagena, Colombia

Container shipping alliances consider setting sail for Latin America market

Panama – November 18 2018

The major deepsea alliances could begin to extend the scope of their joint service network to secondary north-south trades, such as those serving Latin America, as they look to squeeze more efficiency from their cooperation agreements.

Michael Kristiansen, owner of consultancy CK Americas, told delegates at this week’s TOC America Container Supply Chain event in Panama: “I think the global alliances are coming here – whether it is little by little or very fast, I think it is inevitable.”


Panama looks to build logistics business along the canal as transits and transhipments boom

Panama – November 14 2018

Following strong year in terms of growth in vessel transits, the Panama Canal Authority is once more turning its attention to building up port capacity as well as building new zones for increased logistics activity.

In the keynote speech delivered at this week’s TOC Americas Container Supply Chain, Panama Canal Authority administrator and chief executive Jorge Quijano, told delegates that while vessel transits were its primary business barometer, ports activity had become increasingly important to the country as a whole.


Panama Maritme Authority highlights participation in TOC Americas 2018

London, 16 October 2018

Jorge Barakat, maritime affairs minister and AMP manager, invites to enjoy the conference and the beauty of Panama

The minister of Maritme Affairs and manager of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat, during an exclusive interview with MundoMaritimo, highlighted the role the organization will have in the 18th version of the TOC Americas conference, to be held in Panama City during November 13-15, where the highest industry executives will meet for the most important event for the maritime-port community in Latin America. 


Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight

London, 05 October 2018

Major carriers, BCOs, port operators, investors and analysts gather at annual TOC Americas forum in Panama this November to discuss modernisation and expansion of LAC supply chain infrastructure and services against the backdrop of trade tensions and a shifting container shipping landscape 


Against the backdrop of the US trade policy

London, 24 August 2018

What are the mega infrastructure projects that will take place across the Americas & who can benefit? Maritime logistics executives will meet at TOC Americas in Panama to discuss the prospects for global trade & infrastructure investment After two decades of dynamic growth and foreign investment into Latin and Central America, many ports in the region have made substantial progress in improving their port infrastructure. The possibilities are therefore limitless, as improvements to infrastructure and connectivity will allow increased trade within the Americas and further opportunities for transport and logistics providers across the Continent.


Ocean carriers have had a turbulent few years, what we can we expect going forward?

London, 18 July 2018

Shipping Lines will attend TOC Americas as speakers and as delegates to reveal the regional liner shipping outlook. The
2016 collapse of Hanjin Shipping (and its subsequent bankruptcy in 2017) remains the lowest point in recent years for liner shipping. The financial fall exposed the fundamental weakness of the industry, namely rising costs and over supply which was driven by the previous decade’s carrier fleet expansion. The shipping line industry now appears to have settled...


As cargo supply chains across the Americas continue to modernize, what are the challenges & opportunities this creates?

London, 13 July 2018

Against the backdrop of the uncompromising U.S. trade agenda and the industry’s embrace of the newly expanded Panama Canal, the TOC Americas Conference and Exhibition (13 – 15 November) will return to Panama for a series of global and regional discussions and debates. Since TOC was last in Panama...

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