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Archived: Latin America Ports Forum 2016 in Panama set for September 7-8 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel

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Latin America Ports Forum 2016 – Panama – September 7-8

Projects, industry trends, technological innovation the evolving business opportunities within the port sector

The annual Latin America Ports Forum ( will gather regional port authorities, shipping companies, infrastructure project developers, construction companies concessionaires, operators, investors and government leaders to discuss opportunities revolving around the evolving port industry in Latin America.

Delegates can register on eventbrite here:

Competitiveness and increased productivity are crucial in today’s operating environment. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to develop the strategic business relationships necessary to succeed in this market.

The evolution expected in the port and shipping business after the opening of the new set of locks at the Panama Canal is at the center of the conference agenda. Additional industry hot topics include ports productivity, multi-modal integration, new models of port governance as well as the region’s most important brownfield and greenfield port projects.

Among them:

  • The Corozal project, Panama, being tendered by the Panama Canal Authority
  • Puerto Antioquia, Colombia
  • PSA’s Panama International Terminal
  • The Magdalena river waterway upgrade, Colombia
  • The Parana river waterway upgrade, Argentina
  • APM’s Lazaro Cárdenas expansion-The port of Veracruz expansion, Mexico, which is planned to be tendered in H2 2016
  • CMA-CGM’s Kingston port expansion, Jamaica
  • St John’s port expansion, Antigua 

The Latin America Ports Forum 2016 is supported by the Panama Canal Authority, the Port of Barranquilla, the Camara Maritima de Panama and Latinports.

During the two day conference, industry experts and colleagues will discuss the evolving business opportunities related to the ports in Latin America. Significant attention will be placed on the infrastructure projects that will increase capacity in the region, and how ports and terminal operators are adapting to the continuous changes underway in the world and regional trade.

You are warmly invited to join us in Panama in September. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities or group discounts, you can contact

Contact Information:

Dora Mancera

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