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snip-fileCome join the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) in collaboration with the Curacao Ports Authority in Curacao, for its 16th Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference. 

CSA’s 16th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference will be hosted in the beautiful city of Willemstad which captures the best of old-Amsterdam charm and the cultural diversity of the region.  The conference will be held  at the Curacao Renaissance Hotel where owners, political leaders, shipping executives, industry leaders and renowned speakers will seek to address Maritime issues from Monday May 8 to Wednesday May 10, 2017.  

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Conference Fees are as follows:-

Early Bird Registration Fee of U$600 ends March 17, 2017.
Regular Registration Fee of U$700 ends May 4, 2017.  Thereafter, onsite/online registration will attract an additional fee of $50.00.

For Non-Members:

Early Bird Registration Fee of U$700 ends March 17, 2017.
Regular Registration Fee of U$800 ends May 4, 2017.
Onsite/online registration attracts a fee of $50.00 after May 4, 2017.

Topics to be presented include:

  • Value Deployment
  • Cyber Security
  • Inspection and Compliance
  • Air Freight Shipping
  • Caribbean Maritime Business Opportunities
  • Inspection and Compliance

Speakers include

  • Ambassador Jules Bijl
  • Rear Admiral Paul Thomas
  • Dr. Lisa Sorenson
  • Dr. Judith Lang
  • Dr. Matthew Clark
  • Professor Miguel Carrillo
  • Federico Gonzalez
  • Efrain Osorio
  • Brett Rouzer
  • Dan MacDonald


The CSA has negotiated special rates with Curacao Renaissance Resort & Casino as follows:-

Single Occupancy - US$157 plus State and Local Taxes (approximately 24.12%)

Double Occupancy US$172 plus State and Local Taxes (approximately 24.12%)

Please note, the Hotel has an Early Departure Fee of $142 as compensation for harm caused to hotel by unscheduled early departures. An Early Departure Fee may only be charged if an attendee checks out of Hotel prior to the attendee’s scheduled departure date, without having notified hotel by 12:00 midnight the day after check-in of the Change in scheduled departure.

Negotiated room rates will end on April 06, 2017.

Curacao Ports Authority has graciously agreed to provide complimentary airport transfer to and from the Curacao Renaissance Resort & Casino for delegates and their spouses provided relevant itineraries are shared with the CSA’s Secretariat by April 30, 2017.   Failure to provide travel itineraries by this date, will result in delegates/spouses being responsible for their own transportation.



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