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For Immediate Release:
October 24, 2011

Media Contact:
Andria C. Muñiz

Port of Miami and the Panama Canal Authority to Sign Agreement Aimed at Expanding Trade


On October 27th, 2011, the Port of Miami and the Panama Canal Authority will sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two entities at the Port of Miami.

The Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority and the Director of the Port of Miami will briefly discuss the importance of the recently passed Panama Free Trade Agreement as well as how the Port's Deep Dredge and the expansion of the Panama Canal will promote growth in both Panama and South Florida. 

"We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Panama, an important trading partner that provides strong growth potential for the Port of Miami", said Port Director Bill Johnson.

Guests will include Alberto Aleman Zubieta, Administrator of the Panama Canal, local dignitaries, members of the Panamanian American community as well as local and international press. 

Who: The Port of Miami

What:Port of Miami and the Panama Canal Authority Ceremony a new Memorandum of Understanding

When: October 27, 2011, 3:30 p.m.

Where:Port of Miami 1015 North America Way 5th Floor World Trade Center Conference Room


Editor's Note: Media representatives please RSVP by calling Andria Muniz-Amador at 786-299-2410 or via email at


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