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Panama spearheads  new vision for digital entrepreneurs


MS Satoshi, a floating entreprenurial development center

Posted 26/10/2020

A new business concept of a floating luxury business operating center developed by an American entrepreneur will be launched in Panama in December.  

The arrival of the MS Satoshi, a 12-story, the 245-meter-long residential cruise ship will position  the country as a pioneer in adopting leasing for "digital nomads."

 The vessel owned by the Ocean Builder company will anchor in the Gulf of Panama and has the capacity to accommodate 2,020 residents, says the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP).

The luxury ship will leave next from the Port of Piraeus in Athens, Greece  on November 4 bound for Panama and where it will remain anchored 22 kilometers from the coast.

Leases will be offered from November 5 to be occupied at the beginning of 2021, following the biosecurity measures for covid-19. The apartments are aimed at entrepreneurs of new technologies, influencers, and managers of cryptocurrencies; who carry out their functions over the internet and remotely.

The  ATP) said that communication with the mainland will be through a system of ferries, with an estimated  30 minutes travel time between the anchored vessel and the city.

."This innovative project helps to position Panama internationally and therefore to strengthen the competitiveness of the destination", said, ATP administrator  Iván Eskildsen

The ship has 777 rooms and suites, lounge rooms, swimming pools, recreation centers; as well as areas for offices, research, and temporary rentals for vacation. The director of operations of Ocean Builder, the American Chad Elwartowski and also a recognized investor in the field of bitcoins said: "We hope to create a center for innovation here in Panama, our goal is to discover how to live in a sustainable way at sea." "We hope to create a center for innovation here in Panama, our goal is to discover how to live in a sustainable way at sea",

In addition to the cruise ship, Ocean Builder is building in Linton Bay, on the coast of Portobelo, in Colón, the Sea Pod floating housing complex that will highlight the marine wealth of the isthmus of within the framework of the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism 2020-2025 says the ATP.



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