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CSECThe Caribbean Shipping Association is putting the final touches on activities for the 14th annual staging of its Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference (CSEC), set for May 11-13, 2015 at U.P’s Cineplex in the heartbeat of Tortola, British Virgin Islands. 

CSEC 2015, the most notable mid-year meeting of high-level shipping industry professionals in the Caribbean and Latin America, will see delegates probing a comprehensive series of topics with the aid of experts in a number of industry related fields. Among the topics for discussion at this much anticipated event are:

  • Trade and Customs Facilitation
  • Update on the LNG-Industry
  • Drug Trafficking in the Caribbean
  • The Panama Canal: Proposed Tariffs and Project Update
  • Marine Terminal Logistics
  • The Earliest Development of Ports and Terminals and the Role of Shipping and Shipping Agents
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Shipping and Ports
  • The State of the Region’s Cruise Industry
  • Special Cruise Forum: Who should manage the Regions’ Cruise Product  


The Caribbean Shipping Association is pleased to provide its stakeholders with exposure to best practice operations at the DP World operated port facility in Caucedo, Dominican Republic through this Terminal Exchange opportunity.

The study tour is open to 12 participants from companies in good standing with the CSA. The first six registrants will be immersed into the operations of DP World Caucedo over the period April 6 to 10, 2015, while the second group will commence on April 13th, running for a similar period. 

IanDeosaranThe Shipping Assocation of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT) has announced the appointment of member Ian Deosaran to the [Board of] Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT). He was sworn in at President’s House, St Ann’s, in January, SATT said in a statement last week.

Deosaran holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mc Gill University.

“An experienced shipping executive, Ian is a past member of the General Council of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA). He has served multiple terms on the SATT’s Executive Council, and has also served as the SATT’s representative to the Trinidad & Tobago Pilotage Authority.

Ian is expected to provide invaluable input, perspective and direction to the PATT during his stewardship,” SATT said.

Trinidad Express

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has announced two major developments:

1) Receipt of accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

2) Receipt of the Geneva 2015 Century International Quality ERA Award in the Gold Category for Leadership by the Business Initiative Directions (BID)


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