Three-day CSA conference ends:
More than 325 shipping executives
attended Panama event
Final presentations were completed on Wednesday afternoon as the CSA brought the curtain down on its 43rd AGM in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas
attended. Registration topped 325 a
week before the event.
Fifteen terminals vie for Caribbean
The performance of 15 container
terminals and multi-purpose port facilities were reviewed and compared by the
Caribbean Shipping Association’s Port Award Committee in session in Panama on
Sunday October 6, prior to the start of the 43rd Annual General Meeting,
Conference an Exhibition.
Guadeloupe won the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal while the prize for best container terminal went to Puerto Rico. This is the first time in the 26-year history of the competition that Puerto Rico has taken the top award. Guadeloupe previously won the top prize for multi-purpose terminals, in 2008.
CSA CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS VISIT PANAMA CANAL EXPANSION SITE
An opportunity many will
never get ...
CSA members, observers and participants
attending the 43rd Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition of the
Caribbean Shipping Association got an opportunity not many persons in
global shipping will ever get. On Tuesday October 8, all conference
participants rode one of the oldest railroads in the hemisphere from the
city of Colon to Miraflores Locks to personally witness the final stages of what
has been described as the largest construction project on the planet.
CSA 43rd AGM, Conference and Exhibition
Important topics for
discussion and analysis …
The CSA’s year-end conference in Panama (October 7, 8 and 9, 2013) brought
a number of important topics to the fore for discussion and analysis. Treatment
took the form of individual presentations as well as panel discussions
involving experts in their field.
Participants discussed, among other things, the
readiness of the America’s region for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal.
CSA signs MOU with Port
Security, International Collaboration,
Technical Cooperation identified for joint action
The Caribbean Shipping Association
has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port Management Association of
the Caribbean (PMAC) clearing the way for cooperation between the two regional
maritime sector membership organizations.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
was signed on June 19 2013 at the PMAC’s 16th Annual General Meeting, held at
Frigate Bay in St. Kitts by CSA President Grantley Stephenson and PMAC Chairman,
Lenius Lendor. The MOU establishes the basis for
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