PANAMA FLASH NEWSLETTER – February 7th , 2018

Re:  Panama National Holidays – please note hereunder schedule of upcoming National Holidays :

                Date         Weekday          Holiday Name

  • Feb 12      Monday            Carnival
  • Feb 13      Tuesday            Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
  • Mar 30     Friday                Good Friday      

During these above national holidays, Government Institutions will be closed including Customs, Quarantine, Health, and Immigrations.  Most private sector companies are also closed or with limited staff.  Banking Institutions will be closed.

  • Bank wire transfers:  Please send remittances and wire transfers in advance of public holidays.

Citibank N.A.
111 Wall St.
New York, N.Y.  10043
Swift: CITIUS33  /  ABA  021000089
Account No.: 36937495

  • Spare parts & Courier packages:  Customs clearance must be scheduled in advance of public holidays.
  • Incoming Crew Visas: Should be applied for well in advance of public holidays

Panama Canal Transit Operations and surrounding Port Operations will continue working normally 24/7 during the holidays without interruption.

Norton Lilly Operations Staff (Panama Canal and Port Operations) will continue as normal during the holiday without interruption.

For further information please contact us at:

Norton Lilly International (Panama) S.A.
Bldg. 3825  – Office 204
Howard – Panama-Pacifico
Panama, Rep. of Panama
Tel: (507) 304-4600
Fax: (507) 269-3926
Main email:  (24 hours)
Management email: (office hours)


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