The clock is ticking for all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime containers – including shippers, freight forwarders, packers, NVOCCs, carriers, and marine terminal operators - to implement the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) new Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) requirements.
SOLAS will require every packed export container to have a verified container weight as a condition for loading aboard a vessel. This requirement will become legally binding on July 1, 2016, after which
The Port of Cartagena (Sociedad Portuaria Regional de la Cartagena) heads the list of powerful regional shipping industry sponsors of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition, in Cartagena, Columbia, from October 19-21, 2015.
As hosts of the annual event, Sociedad Portuaria Regional de la Cartagena (SPRC) will welcome shipping executives from across the world who will meet on a variety of issues affecting their industry. Founded on June 1, 1533, the city of Cartagena de Indias has been an important commercial shipping port for centuries. With the announcement of a US$200 million dollar planned upgrade and a reputation for excellent performance across the region, there is considerable enthusiasm from industry professionals across the world about attending a conference hosted by the port, especially at this time.
In continuing support of the CSA, Seafreight Agencies, Point Lisas Development Company (Plipdeco) and Seaboard Marine are also proud, once again, to sponsor this annual networking event.
The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) has confirmed that Pedro Suarez Reyes, President of the Special Committee on Transport for the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), and Cuba’s representative to that body, has joined the esteemed panel of presenters at the CSA’s 45th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition.
Reyes will address delegates on day two of the conference, which is being held October 19-21 at the Intercontinental Cartagena de Indias in Cartagena, Colombia.
Hundreds of delegates representing maritime interests from the Caribbean, Latin America, North America and Europe have secured their spots at the Caribbean Shipping Association's (CSA) 45th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition from October 19 to 21 in Cartagena, Colombia . However, there is still limited space available!
This hemisphere's premiere shipping and logistics event is being hosted by the Sociedad Portuaria Regional de la Cartagena (SPRC) in beautiful Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.