Why choose Wilford & McKay?
At the Panama Canal since 1914, with depth of knowledge and refined market understanding, our ship agency services are capable of attending all types of port calls from Panama Canal transits to all ports within the Republic of Panama.
Leader in Tanker Operations
With a dynamic, experienced and highly connected team, we are capable of attending the full range of tanker port calls – from Canal transits to specialized cargo operations whether these be at oil terminals or even STS offshore location.
Successful port calls require attention to detail with a clear, specialized understanding of specific requirements; we provide a broad range of ship agency services with a personalized approach combined with years of tradition.
Wilford & McKay
Ship Agents since 1914
Connecting principals to exceptional ship agency services.
Wilford & McKay is a privately-owned company providing ship agency services at the Panama Canal and all ports throughout the Republic of Panama.
Founded in 1914 by Captain Hugh Wilford and Mr. Scott McKay upon the opening of the Panama Canal, Wilford & McKay was dedicated primarily to the Canadian lumber trade making its way through the recently inaugurated Panama Canal, connecting world commerce in ways never before envisioned by this path between the seas.
It is understood that your valued company will require services from a qualified, reputable and experienced ship agent to provide shipping agency service for Panama – Panama Canal passage. Wilford & McKay is highly experienced and perfectly positioned to provide these services.
We are a key role player in the Liquid/Gas/Dry Bulk/General Cargo segment handling a significant volume of tankers and bulk carriers, including gas carriers, among ship agencies in Panama for transit and port call operations in the various terminals of Panama.
Our portfolio includes every type of vessel within the maritime trade, showcasing our broad range of principals.