Marine Salvage, Firefighting, Environmental Response and Casualty Management Workshop
Monday, June 13, 2016 - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Hyatt House Miami Airport Hotel
The Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) in partnership with the American Salvage Association (ASA) will be holding a workshop with senior Port Authority officials from the 34 member countries, ASA members, and CIP staff. Experts from the salvage, wreck removal, marine firefighting and environmental response communities will present best practices, case studies and lessons learned over a three-day event. Effective casualty management will be highlighted, including from government and port authority perspectives. Legal issues will also be discussed such as salvage law, wreck removal issues, and the impact of various international conventions. Attendees will be invited to participate on panel sessions to share their own experiences. The workshop is expected to be fantastic opportunity for networking and information sharing and the ASA and CIP are pleased to sponsor this inaugural partnership event.