Posts Tagged ‘Costa Rica’

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama
Rommel Troetsch Panama, a leader in maritime connectivity in the region, according to the United Nations Office for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), lacked a tool that would allow Panamanian importers and exporters to take advantage of this maritime and air connectivity. However, recently, the only web...
March 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley to Begin Direct, Weekly Service from Florida Ports to Costa Rica and Panama

Crowley to Begin Direct, Weekly Service from Florida Ports to Costa Rica and Panama
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 7, 2017) ­– To better connect customers’ U.S. and Central American supply chains, Crowley Liner Services will begin fixed-day, weekly sailings on Wednesday, Aug. 9, directly between Florida and Costa Rica and Panama. The new service offers fast transits to...
August 7th, 2017 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2016 PIER RECONSTRUCTION WORK Novorossiysk, Russia RED ALERT ISSUED FOR HURRICANE OTTO Panama HURRICANE OTTO HEADING TOWARDS COSTA RICE & NICARAGUA Costa Rica & Nicaragua LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Pier reconstruction work Wednesday, November...
November 23rd, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley Recognized for Road Safety Efforts in Costa Rica

Crowley Recognized for Road Safety Efforts in Costa Rica
(L to R): Bernard Paniagua, Carlos Segnini Villalobos and Jorge Campabadal (SAN JOSE, Costa Rica; Dec. 17, 2016) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner and logistics group in Central America recently received National Road Safety Recognition from the Costa Rica Ministry of Public Works for their...
December 17th, 2015 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Japdeva contracts Damen for pilot vessel

Japdeva contracts Damen for pilot vessel
In April 2014, a contract between JAPDEVA (Costa Rica) and Damen Shipyards Group for a Damen Stan Tender 1504 was approved by the Controller General of the Central-American country. The contract is the conclusion of a thorough tender process that started in 2013. With this contract JAPDEVA, the autonomous...
May 2nd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

My-Villages Launches DockMaster 8.0 Beta Program

My-Villages Launches DockMaster 8.0 Beta Program
Industry’s Most Popular Business Software Gets Additional Features to Improve Productivity and a Whole New Look Hobe Sound, Fla. – April 24, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) My-Villages, which owns the popular DockMaster suite of marine business software, launched DockMaster 8.0 for beta testing, the...
April 24th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Trade unions must act now on climate change

Trade unions must act now on climate change
Climate change protesters in Costa Rico Photo: Emilia Tjernströmlimate London November 2013 – Twenty activists from 14 countries came together in Johannesburg last week to determine the next steps in the fight against climate change. Participants at the meeting, which ran from 31 October to 1...
November 12th, 2013 | Climate, ITF, Labour Disputes, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Attack on SINTRAJAP representative condemned

Attack on SINTRAJAP representative condemned
Danne Lemones SmithSINTRAJAP, cOSTA rICA 13 September 2013 – Danne Lemones Smith, a union activist and former representative of the ITF-affiliated Costa Rican SINTRAJAP union, has reportedly been attacked at his home. The incident, on 25 August, came after he had talked to the media about privatisation. SINTRAJAP...
September 14th, 2013 | HR, ITF | Read More

SINTRAJAP dockworkers’ union in the Port of Limon, Costa Rica *

SINTRAJAP dockworkers’ union in the Port of Limon, Costa Rica *
August 2013 SINTRAJAP dockworkers’ union in the Port of Limon, Costa Rica * ITF affiliate Sindicato de Trabajadores de JAPDEVA y Afines Portuarios (SINTRAJAP) signed a collective bargaining agreement with a Puerto Limon port security company on 18 July in Costa Rica, following extensive negotiations. The...
August 2nd, 2013 | ITF | Read More