Port Meeting of the Central American Isthmus 2017

From July 25 to 28 representatives from the port industry in the region will be meeting in Belize at the XXXIX Port Meeting of the Central American Isthmus.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

At the event, to be held at the Best Westerm Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize, the main discussion panels will address current issues such as the Cruise Industry, Mobility and Logistics Policy in Central America, Strengthening Environmental Port Management in Central America, Multilateral Agreement And Safety, Port Security and Protection,  Gross Verified Mass (GVM), Climate Change and the Role of Women in the Port Industry, among others.

See more information on the official site for the event.

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