Register now for the Caribbean Shipping Association's 44th AGM, Conference and Exhibition, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic taking place on October 13 - 15, 2014.
The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) in collaboration with the Asociacion de Navieros de la Republica Dominicana (Shipping Association of the Dominican Republic) is pleased to open registrations for its 44th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition. The Conference will be in beautiful Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; a country with a rich cultural diversity. The hotel that will host the CSA’s 44th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition, the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort (Adults Only), will be the meeting ground where owners, shipping executives, industry leaders and renown speakers will address these issues from Monday October 13 to Wednesday October 15, 2014.
• The Economic Prospects for the Caribbean – Governor’s perspective
• Corruption in Customs Caribbean Wide and the Asycuda System
• Drug Trafficking in the Caribbean
• Presentations from four Ports in the Dominican Republic
Eleven Caribbean Nationals successfully completed the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) Terminal Study Tour in Cartagena, Colombia, June 16 – 20, 2014. The programme was the first CSA training initiative for the year, with participants from St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Participants were exposed to the operations at CONTECAR and best practices at the high-performing, multi-purpose port. The course provided the opportunity for attendees to make parallel assessments between terminal operations in Colombia and their countries of origin to aid in determining solutions to common operations and port management challenges.
The programme took an in-depth look at Cruise and Commercial Operations; Safety and Security; Vessel Planning; Yard Planning; Roro Operations; Equipment Operations; Human Resource Management; Maintenance and Stowage.