THE PMA TIGHTENS ITS LINKS WITH THE FLORIDA-CARIBBEAN CRUISE ASSOCIATION (FCCA) AND WITH THE PORT OF MIAMI
In Miami, the administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA), Mr. Jorge Barakat Pitty, who was accompanied by the deputy administrator, Mr. Agustín Alejandro Moreno and the chief of the directorate of ports and ancillary maritime industries, Mr. Gerardo Varela, met with businessmen and other port authorities of the State of Florida (USA), for the signature of a memorandum of understanding on matters of technical cooperation.
The meeting with the President of the FCCA, Ms. Michele Paige, prepared the way for the signing of a Letter of Intent.
The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 19 Member Lines operating more than 100 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. Created in 1972, the Association, seeks to build cooperative relationships with its partner destinations and to develop productive bilateral partnerships with every sector.
Mr. Augusto R. Arosemena, deputy minister of the Presidency of the Republic of Panama, Mr. Jesus Sierra, director of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), and representatives of Panama’ Consulate in Miami also attended these meetings.