this International Day for Women in Maritime 2024

The Consulate of The Republic Of Panama in Kobe, Japan, wants to Celebrating and congratulating all the incredible women in the maritime sector on . Thank you for your courage, dedication, and for breaking barriers in every port and on every ship. You are the force driving our oceans towards a more inclusive and diverse future. With the 2024 theme: “Safe Horizons: Women Shaping the Future of Maritime Safety”

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The Panama Canal

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.