Port Canaveral to welcome Caribbean Shipping Executives for premier conference


Port Canaveral, as Central Florida’s growing cargo hub will soon welcome Shipping Executives from the Caribbean and Latin America at the upcoming Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) mid-year conference.

From May 16-18, the Canaveral Port Authority will play host to delegates from the region’s Logistics and Shipping industry, all eager to get the latest industry updates first hand and explore new networking opportunities. The conference will be held at the Hilton Oceanfront Cocoa Beach hotel on Florida's Space Coast, steps from beautiful beaches and minutes from Port Canaveral.

It begins with an official opening ceremony featuring a Processional presentation of colours by the Cocoa Beach High School cadets. The official welcome of the delegates will be done by the President of Florida Port’s Council Doug Wheeler who will be introduced by Jerry Allender, Chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority. David Jean Marie, the President of the Caribbean Shipping Association will address the gathering, while Juan Carlos Croston, CSA Vice President will deliver the vote of thanks. After this, participants will delve into myriad topics related to Cuba’s maritime economy and trade.

Port Canaveral has been leveraging its location, growth potential, expertise and resources to expand its world-class cargo operations. It is increasing capacity, building new facilities; and improving its channel to establish the deepest, most accessible East Coast port in Central Florida by 2020.

Cargo operations at Port Canaveral make the most of its geography, reaching a population more than 58 million people in the Southeast United States, as well as markets in Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Europe.

To find more information on this conference, please visit http://www.caribbeanshipping.org/ or contact the Secretariat at:

Caribbean Shipping Association
4 Fourth Avenue
Newport West
Kingston 13, Jamaica
T: (876) 675 4881/(876) 901 9784 or F: (876) 757 1592
*Please note that the Secretariat will be temporarily relocated to the address below for the duration of the conference (MAY 13 - 18, 2016)

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hotel
1550 N Atlantic Ave
Cocoa Beach
FL 32931
United States
Phone: +1 321-799-0003
The CSA, the voice of the Caribbean shipping industry, was established in 1971 to facilitate development of an efficient, viable Caribbean shipping industry.
Conferences hosted by the CSA provide a forum in which matters relevant to the growth and development of Caribbean shipping are discussed.