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Maritime Award of the Americas Recipients

2019

Awarded Best Practices 2019 (Sixth Edition)

  • Social Responsibility
    • Puerto Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Port-City Relation
    • COMPAS, Colombia
    • Honorable Mention: PROCIP, Costa Rica 
  • Green Port Operations in Ports and/or Terminals
    • Puerto Bahía, Colombia
  • Disaster Risk Management in Ports and/or Terminals
    • Tecon Río Grande, Brazil
    • Honrable Mention: Autoridad Nacional Portuaria del Peru

Maritime Award of the Americas: Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sectors 2019 (Fourth Edition)

  • Silvina Urrega, General Manager, Security and Environmental Operations, Puerto Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Orrieta Gajate, General Manager, Terminales Portuarios Peruanos SAC, Peru
  • Honorable Mention: Mitze Ríos, General Manager, Centro Comunitario Puerto Ventanas, Chile
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2018

Awarded Best Practices 2018 (Fifth Edition)

  • Green Operations in Ports and/or Terminals
    • Tecon Salvador, Brazil
  • Community Outreach and Port-City Relation
    • Puerto Ventanas, Chile
  • Social Responsibility
    • Fundación Puerto Industrial AGUADULCE Buenaventura y Compas, Colombia

Maritime Award of the Americas: Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sectors 2018 (Third Edition)

  • Claudia Sanchez, General Director of Ports, SCT, Mexico
  • Honorable Mention: Rita Violeta Myrie Barnes, General Manager Junta e Administración Portuaria y de Desarrollo Económico de la Vertiente Atlántica (JAPDEVA), Costa Rica

2017

Awarded Best Practices 2017 (Fourth Edition)

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Maritime Award of the Americas: Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sectors 2017 (Second Edition)

  • Dr. Guimara Tuñón Guerra, General Director of Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries of the Panama Maritime Authority
  • Lludelis Espinal Benzant, President and co-founder of E&M International Consulting

2016

Awarded Best Practices 2016 (Third Edition)

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Maritime Award of the Americas: Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sectors 2016 (First Edition)

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  • Logistics, Innovation, and Competitiveness
    • Beverley Williamson, Senior Vice-President, Business Management and Special Projects, Port Authority of Jamaica
    • Consuelo Cánaves Martínez, General Manager, Muellaje Central S.A, Puerto Central S.A, Chile
  • Sustainable Port Management and Environmental Protection
    • Mónica Naso Fregueiro, President Environmental Management of the Port of Montevideo, Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries, Uruguay
  • Port Protection and Security
    • Cynthia Hudson, CEO, HudsonAnalytix Inc., United States of America
  • Public Policy, Legislation, and Regulation
    • Helen Brohl, Executive Director, US Committee on Marine Transportation System, US Department of Transportation, United States of America
    • Carrol Pickersgill, Senior Vice-President, Legal, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Port Authority of Jamaica
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality
    • Hidelene Lobato Bahia, Long Distance Captain, Transpetro-Petrobras Transport S.A., Brazil
  • Tourism, Ship Services, and Navigation Safety
    • Nury Lizbeth Sánchez Hernández, Dock Manager, Auxiliary Services, Petroamerica Terminal S.A (PATSA), Panama