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Highlights of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference in Fort Lauderdale

Published:Tuesday | May 16, 2023 | 12:21 AM
Members of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s Board of Trustees following their committee meeting at the recent Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference.
Members of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s Board of Trustees following their committee meeting at the recent Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference.
Nearly 300 delegates from the maritime and allied industries attended the 21st Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
Nearly 300 delegates from the maritime and allied industries attended the 21st Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
Mayor of Broward County Lamar P. Fisher (centre) and Port Everglades CEO and Port Director Jonathan T. Daniels (second right) accept a token from the Caribbean Shipping Association’s executives (from left), Vice-President William Brown, President Marc Sa
Mayor of Broward County Lamar P. Fisher (centre) and Port Everglades CEO and Port Director Jonathan T. Daniels (second right) accept a token from the Caribbean Shipping Association’s executives (from left), Vice-President William Brown, President Marc Sampson, and General Manager Milaika Capella Ras.
Members of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) secretariat (from left) CSA Conference and Operations Manager Dionne Mason Gordon; Shipping Association of Jamaica administrator Marsha Raffington-Christian; CSA administrative and training coordinato
Members of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) secretariat (from left) CSA Conference and Operations Manager Dionne Mason Gordon; Shipping Association of Jamaica administrator Marsha Raffington-Christian; CSA administrative and training coordinator Sonya Hall, and CSA Public Relations Manager Paul Allen.
The two-day regional conference ended with a tour of Port Everglades which was conducted by water taxi.
The two-day regional conference ended with a tour of Port Everglades which was conducted by water taxi.
The association hosted a welcome reception for its delegates on the eve of the conference’s start.
The association hosted a welcome reception for its delegates on the eve of the conference’s start.
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THE 21st staging of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference took place at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort from May 1-2.

Nearly 300 delegates were in attendance for the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) mid-year conference, which focused on topics affecting the shipping and logistics industry, including paperless processes, decarbonisation, payment simplification, the supply chain, and the cruise industry outlook.

The conference was hosted by Port Everglades with the kind sponsorship of Kingston Wharves Limited, Boskalis, TOTE Maritime, SVITZER, Shipco Transport, Tropical Shipping, King Ocean Services, Manzanillo International Terminal, Caribbean Consolidated Express, Tideworks Technology, Luis A Ayala Colon, Seaboard Marine and Maritime and Transport Services Limited.

The CSA is widely regarded as the voice of the Caribbean shipping industry and was established in 1971 to facilitate the development of an efficient, viable Caribbean shipping industry.

The CSA will stage its next meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from October 23-24, 2023.

Shipping Industry shares some highlights from the regional conference: