Frequently Asked Questions
What is PSA Panama?
PSA Panama International Terminal is the company that operates and manages the container terminal located at the former Rodman naval base in Cocoli, Arraijan, on the western bank of the Panama Canal’s Pacific entrance.
PSA Panama is part of PSA International’s operations in Europe, Mediterranean and Americas.
What is PSA?
With flagship operations in Singapore and Belgium, PSA International is one of the leading global port groups, participating in around 40 terminals in 16 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas and a workforce of more than 30,000 people.
PSA had its origins in 1964 as Port of Singapore Authority, state entity in charge of regulatory and port terminal operations in Singapore. In 1997 it transformed into a private commercial entity and today its legal name is PSA International Pte Ltd.
What is PSA’s mission?
PSA’s mission is “To be the port operator of choice in the world’s gateway hubs, renowned for best-in-class services and successful partnerships.”
What are PSA’s values?
PSA’s operations are based on four core values:
- Committed to Excellence: We set new standards by continuously improving results and innovating in every aspect of our business.
- Dedicated to Customers: We help our customers, external and internal, succeed by anticipating and meeting their needs.
- Focused on People: We win as a team by respecting, nurturing and supporting one another.
- Integrated Globally: We build our strength globally by embracing diversity and optimizing operations locally.
Since when does PSA operate in Panama?
PSA Panama International Terminal began operations on December 2010 with the reception of iron products and other supplies for the Panama Canal expansion. Container transshipment, import and export operations began formally in 2012.
How many people work in PSA Panama?
PSA currently has a work force of 150 people and generates about 90 indirect jobs.
What is the relevance of PSA Panama International Terminal?
PSA Panama International Terminal is the first container terminal located on the Panama Canal’s Pacific entrance western bank, which allows the development of additional opportunities for the logistic and maritime industries.
What are the current dimensions of this terminal?
PSA Panama International Terminal consists of a terminal area of 22.5 hectares (14 ha already developed) and currently offers a 340 m quay and a 450,000 TEU capacity container yard with three quay cranes and nine RTG.