Young ship will hold its first Ibero-American forum in Panamá


YoungShip, the professional non-profit organisation for young people working within the global maritime industry with a network that today counts more than 3000 individual members in Norway, Cyprus, Greece, Belgium, Denmark, Singapore, England, UAE, Sweden, Finland, Italy, The Netherlands, America, Germany, Nigeria, France, Spain & Tanzania, will launch its first “YoungShip Iberoamerican Annual Forum”, which in its first edition will be held in Panamá on October the 15th  and 16th , 2020.

Through its headquarters in Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil and Spain, the organisation will hold the forum with the objective of sharing the progress and developments of each country in maritime, port and logistics and exchange different points of view and thus enrich the opportunities for cooperation.

In the forum there will be presentations on the developments and challenges in Shipping given the current panorama, topics will be addressed from the role of Maritime Authorities and the life and challenges of sailors, to the debate on the implementation of new technologies in Shipping focused to digitization, decarbonization and automation.


Topics and their panelists

“The world changes and will continue to surprise us” (sustainability strategies and new ways of working) by Mary Carmen Barrios -Panamá- Senior Vice President Port, Terminals and Stevedoring / Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“Logistics 4.0: Trends and Challenges of the Maritime sector” by Carlos Cruz – Colombia – Electronic Naval Engineer. Surveyor for the prevention of pollution of the sea.

“Seafarers life” Captain Francisco Carrillo- Venezuela- Maritime Law Specialist

“News and opportunity on Cabotage Navigation in the Brazilian port sector” Larry John Rabb Carvalho- Brazil – Maritime Lawyer

The YoungShip Iberoamerica Forum is sponsored by various organizations from each of the participating countries, such as ECLAC, RedMamLa, ENAP (Almirante Padilla Colombia Naval School), Universidad del Callao, Wallenius Wilhelmsem Ocean, WISTA from Venezuela and Argentina, among others, in addition to FullAvanteNews as a media partner.

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