PANAMA MARITIME XII, WORLD CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION - SUCCESSFULLY INAUGURATED -
Taking into consideration the maritime development – ports and logistics – that is taking place in Panama, and thanks to the joint efforts of the public and private sectors, the opening of the World Conference & Exhibition Panama Maritime XII, took place in Panama City. This exhibition and conference gains relevance, as it provides an objective scenario for the matters that affect the local and international maritime industry.
Captain Orlando Allard, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Panama Maritime, pointed: “as the Panamanian maritime cluster, we all have a responsibility to promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise. Panama Maritime is and should remain a source of knowledge and a path to follow by young and enterprising students, who pursue a career within the maritime industry and who look to make business.”
In our days, the maritime industry - ports and logistics - faces many challenges worldwide, such as the economic crisis, the piracy, the illegal migration by sea, environmental protection and safety. Those issues affect us and wake our interest; however, it is impossible to cover them all at this conference. Panama Maritime turns around six core issues:
Over 40 local and international speakers share their knowledge and experience during this twelfth edition of Panama Maritime. About 80 companies from both, from the private industry and from the state institutions have joined this exhibition to promote their services and products; Around 400 members of the local and regional maritime community have registered to participate in this conference and exhibition.
- Panama Maritime Excellence Award: Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)