November 2015 Monthly Archives

Industriales se oponen a Ley para la Revitalización de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica

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En vistas públicas de la Comisión de Asuntos Energéticos y Recursos de Agua celebradas en la tarde de hoy, la Asociación de Industriales de Puerto Rico (AIPR) se opuso al Proyecto del Senado 1523 mejor conocido como la Ley para la Revitalización de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica, según redactado. En dicha ocasión, la AIPR […]

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Panama: A Growing Transshipment Opportunity

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Panama:  A Growing Transshipment Opportunity http://www.ajot.com/blogs/full/blog-panama-a-growing-transshipment-opportunity 13 October 2015   For more than 100 years, the Panama Canal has served the world’s maritime trade industry—shortening time and distance between producers and consumers. Panama’s leadership in transportation dates as far back as the 16th century, when gold, silver and precious metals mined from Peru were consolidated […]

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Nicaraguan official in D.C. to justify massive canal project

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Nicaraguan official in D.C. to justify massive canal project Written by Larry Luxner http://newsismybusiness.com/nicaraguan-official-justify/ October 8, 2015 Puente de las Américas bridge spans 60.3 meters over the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, which Nicaragua hopes to compete against with its own transoceanic waterway.

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American Fast Freight visits U.S. embassy in Cuba

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American Fast Freight visits U.S. embassy in Cuba http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/american-fast-freight-visits-u.s.-embassy-in-cuba-119268.html October 5, 2015   Washington-based American Fast Freight (AFF) announced Monday that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Christopher Paule, visited with U.S. Ambassador Jeffery DeLaurentis and Counselor of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Warnel Lores Mora in Havana.

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French megayacht company opens Cuba location

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French megayacht company opens Cuba location https://www.cubastandard.com/?p=14092 Sept 26, 2015   CUBA STANDARD — Nautech, a small but well-known French megayacht repair, maintenance and refit company, partnered with a state shipyard in Havana, partly to offer U.S. owners a cost-effective option.   Havana is the third location for Nautech, which specializes on yachts from 25-95 […]

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Crowley to invest $500M in Puerto Rico operations

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  Crowley to invest $500M in Puerto Rico operations   By LAWSON D. THURSTON – lawson@caribbeanbusinesspr.com   http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/crowley-to-invest-$500m-in-puerto-rico-operations-119097.html   October 2, 2015       Thomas B. Crowley Jr., chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corp., who was in Puerto Rico to celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary, indicated that an estimated $500 million will be […]

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Time to repeal the Jones Act

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Time to repeal the Jones Act By Joshua Sharp http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/255645-time-to-repeal-the-jones-act October 2, 2015 A 95-year old law is driving up transportation costs, increasing the price of energy, and constricting economic growth. 

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Caribbean maritime conference, ‘Homeland Security Outlook,’ to be held in San Juan, Oct 27-28

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Caribbean maritime conference, ‘Homeland Security Outlook,’ to be held in San Juan, Oct 27-28 http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/caribbean-maritime-conference-homeland-security-outlook-to-be-held-in-san-juan-119844.html October 10, 2015 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maritime-security-2015-caribbean-tickets-18350896024   The Maritime Security 2015 Caribbean conference, “Homeland Security Outlook,” will be held in Puerto Rico Oct. 27-28 at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.

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