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Highlights of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2024 | 12:07 AM
Fourth from left: Caribbean Shipping Association president Marc Sampson shares a light moment with the PortMiami team which hosted the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference in Miami, Florida.
Fourth from left: Caribbean Shipping Association president Marc Sampson shares a light moment with the PortMiami team which hosted the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference in Miami, Florida.
Delegates of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference share a photo op on the container terminal of PortMiami.
Delegates of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference share a photo op on the container terminal of PortMiami.
It was a reunion of sorts as Caribbean Shipping Association President Marc Sampson (left) was joined by predecessors (from second left) Juan Carlos Croston, Caros Urriola, Corah Ann Robertson-Sylvester, Rawle Baddaloo and Frank Wellnitz at the welcome rece
It was a reunion of sorts as Caribbean Shipping Association President Marc Sampson (left) was joined by predecessors (from second left) Juan Carlos Croston, Caros Urriola, Corah Ann Robertson-Sylvester, Rawle Baddaloo and Frank Wellnitz at the welcome reception of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference.
Shipping Association of Jamaica managing committee member Neil Smith is all ears during the opening session of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference on Monday, May 20.
Shipping Association of Jamaica managing committee member Neil Smith is all ears during the opening session of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference on Monday, May 20.
The Caribbean Shipping Association’s Board of Trustees share lens time following the conclusion of their collateral meeting on Sunday, May 19, ahead of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference.
The Caribbean Shipping Association’s Board of Trustees share lens time following the conclusion of their collateral meeting on Sunday, May 19, ahead of the Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference.
The conference’s audience was captivated by this discussion on recruiting and retaining women in maritime careers, led by (from left) Dr Evette Smith Johnson, president of Women in Maritime (Caribbean); Professor Andrew Spencer, president of the Caribbea
The conference’s audience was captivated by this discussion on recruiting and retaining women in maritime careers, led by (from left) Dr Evette Smith Johnson, president of Women in Maritime (Caribbean); Professor Andrew Spencer, president of the Caribbean Maritime University; Mona Swoboda, programme manager of Inter-American Committee on Ports; and Dean Beitler, vice-president of human resources and procurement at Tropical Shipping.
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THE CARIBBEAN Shipping Association (CSA) held its 22nd annual Caribbean Shipping Executives’ Conference (CSEC) from May 20 to 21 at the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon. Industry leaders and decision-makers from across the Caribbean maritime community came together for two days of discussions, networking, and addressing key challenges facing the region’s shipping industry.

The CSEC featured presentations on navigating recent changes in the maritime industry, strategies to reduce carbon emissions, and the impact of nearshoring on the Caribbean. Attendees also participated in discussions on employee well-being initiatives to improve the maritime workforce and promoting opportunities for women in the industry.

Shipping Industry shares a pictorial recap of the days’ proceedings: