Embarking on a Fruitful Port Partnership Journey in Osaka, Japan: A Promising Beginning

We started our official Port Partnership schedule in Osaka by having a starting meeting with Director General Junya Maruyama of the Osaka Ports and Harbours Bureau. At this welcome meeting our General Director of Ports and Ancillary Industries of the Panama Maritime Authory, Mrs. Flor Pitty (Eng.) expressed the deepest words of appreciation from the Panamanian Maritime Administration. Furthermore Director Maruyama communicated his gratitude to the panamanian delegation and subsequently delivered a port update and strategic vision presenation of the Osaka Ports.

Following this visit, we visited Dream Island Container terminal, the Yumeshima land reclamation project and also the Osaka Cruise Terminal.

Thanks to the Osaka Ports and Harbours Bureau for their kind reception today

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On behalf of our country, we are pleased to Welcome you to the Website of The Consulate of Panama, in Kobe Japan.

It is an honor to serve as Consul General of this office which has its consular jurisdiction over the Fukui, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyushu regions.

We are located in the second metropolitan region of Japan and in one of the largest shipping centers of the world. Furthermore, we supervise and work together as a team with the office of the Panama Maritime Authority located in the city of Imabari, which is a sister city of Panama city.

Our office essentially provides Maritime and Consular Services along with the promotion of the Panamanian culture and the enhancement of the trade and academic relationships between Panama and the people, companies and institutions of western Japan.

This site aims to provide general information about our country, the Panama Merchant Marine along with other consular and cultural services that our office provides within western Japan, giving you a better understanding of the role and functions of our Office.