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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

II Hemispheric Seminar on Maritime and Port Legislation: Key Elements for the Modernization of Legislation


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Friday, April 13, 2018 |  8:00 am - 5:30 pm



The II Hemispheric Seminar on Maritime and Port Legislation: Key Elements for the Modernization of Legislation, will provide an international platform for public-private dialogue on trends and challenges in port and maritime industry legal frameworks, with the aim of promoting the development of a competitive, secure, sustainable, and inclusive sector.
Organized by the National Port Administration of Uruguay (ANP) and the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), the event will focus on the key aspects of port legislation modernization, with special emphasis on adequate regulation for efficiency, security, and environmental sustainability.  Decision-makers from public and private entities will present successful practices on the following topics:

·         Modern Legislation for Efficient Port Management;
·         Automation in Ports – Modernization of Legal Frameworks;
·         Regulatory Policies in Risk Management;
·         Environmental Legislation for Sustainability.

In addition, during Port Dialogue Roundtables, National Port Authority representatives and industry experts will offer a series of recommendations for tackling the legal and regulatory challenges of the region’s port and maritime industry.
Formal invitations will be sent shortly.

For more information, please contact Mona Swoboda, S/CIP Project Coordinator, 

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