Thursday, 27th October
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has entered into a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with major UK ports operator, Peel Ports, who own the Port of Liverpool, as the latter gears up for the formal opening of its Liverpool2 container terminal in early November.
The agreement was signed by Jorge L. Quijano, Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Mark Whitworth, Chief Executive of Peel Ports Group, during a formal visit to the Port of Liverpool by a senior delegation from Panama.
High profile Panamanian government and business leaders including Roberto Roy, Minister of the Canal, and Alejandro Moreno, Deputy Administrator of Panama Maritime Authority were shown around the port by Peel Ports’ Chief Operating Officer Gary Hodgson.
They were joined by the UK’s Panama Ambassador, Ian Collard, and Ariel Perez Price, the UK’s Director of International Trade in Panama.