ASA/ADCI announces Panama event agenda and developing attendee list

Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance — By on July 26, 2018 at 8:59 PM

The American Salvage Association(ASA) and the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) have announced the agenda for their first joint event to be held in Panama on the 1st and 2nd of August in tandem with the Conferencia Annual Marítima de Panamá.  This two-day event will feature productive round-table discussions, presentations, and provide invaluable networking opportunities for current and prospective members of both associations.

The agenda, developed collaboratively by the two organizations, includes important industry topics relevant to both their members, and the general maritime public:

  • Economic Outlook and The Panama Canal
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Commercial Relations with China
  • Wrecks in Panama and removal plan – government perspective –
  • Outlook on the way forward to deal with wrecks in Panama anchorages areas from a legal, insurance and authority’s perspective
  • Panama Canal Diving Operations
  • Safety Standards during Diving & Salvage Operations
  • Construction Divers and Salvage Divers…  Bridging the Gap
  • Future of class regulations and requirements
  • Salvage operations in South America,
  • New Technology on ROV
  • Salvage & Wreck Removal Case Studies in South America
  • Partnership and Cooperation of Salvors throughout the Americas

Speakers from throughout the hemisphere will be participating, including guests from the Panama Maritime Authority.

“We are looking forward to welcoming all ASA and ADCI and other industry members to join us in Panama this August.” said, Lino Arosemena, chairman of the ASA’s Latin American Committee and General Manager of Talleres Industries.  “With key representatives from relevant Latin American maritime authorities also invited to participate, this dynamic program promises to provide an opportunity to build upon strategic alliances, highlight valuable synergies across the commercial diving and marine salvage communities, and to further develop relationships with government stakeholders who will require the assistance of our membership during maritime casualties and natural disasters, as well as remedial work in existing areas.”

Already registered to attend are representatives from the following companies:

Ardent Global –  USA

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. – USA

Resolve Marine Group – USA

T & T Salvage – USA

All in one Group – Mexico

Buzca – Colombia

Cashman – USA

Chet Morrison – USA

Lufesa – Peru

Phoenix Underwater Solutions – USA

Talleres Industriales SA – Panama

Atlantis Diving Contractor Inc.- Puerto Rico
Asturias Soluciones de Ingenieria Colombia
Armada Nacional de la Republica de Colombia – Colombia
Cabo Diving Services – Mexico

COMMERCIAL DIVING AND SHIP REPAIR PANAMA S.A.

DIVERS UNIVERSITY ESPORTE AQUATICOA LTD -Brazil

HS WATER SOLUTIONS S.R.L.– Argentina
MARINE DIVING CONTRACTORS, INC.– Puerto Rico

RAUL A. NEGRO Y CIA S.A.– Argentina
SEAMAR DIVERS INTERNATIONAL S.A. DE C.V. – Mexico

SERPORT S.A.– Colombia

SERVICIOS DE BUCEO Y TECNICOS ESPECIALIZADOS S.A. – Colombia

TRAB-SUB S.R.L- Argentina

UNDERWATER & MARINE SERVICES, INC. – Puerto Rico
UNDERWATER SERVICES, S.A. – Panama

Underwater Works – Trinidad y Tobago

Armada de la Republica de Chile

videoray – USA

Casco Antiguo – Spain

Diving University Argentina

Intermatime – Maritime Insurance & Legal Services- Panama

Canal Barge & Cranes – Panama

Canal Barge & Cranes – Colombia

Logitrans Advisory Services Corp – Panama

Autoridad del Canal de Panama (Panama Canal Authority ) – Panama

Autoridad Maritima de Panama

ClassNK- Panama

Bureau Veritas- Panama

Lloyds Register-Panama

For more information, please visit: http://www.americansalvage.org/events/panama-asa-adci-meeting-august-2018.php

For more information about the Conferencia Annual Marítima de Panamá, please visit: http://www.camaramaritima.org.pa/conferencia-anual-maritima-de-panama-los-proximos-100-anos/

About the American Salvage Association

The mission of the ASA is to be a unifying association of the commercial marine salvage industry, serving as the definitive spokesman for this industry in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean Sea. The objectives of the ASA are to: (1) Unite marine salvors working in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean Sea to consider and, when desirable, take joint action on any matters affecting the marine salvage industry; (2) To work towards the improvement and, where applicable, the standardization of contracts and other documentation relevant to the marine salvage industry; (3) To co-operate with other Associations working in the interests of the marine salvage industry; and (4) To give active support to its General Members in relation to legal or commercial disputes where such support is recommended by the Executive Committee and approved by the Membership. For more information or to become a member please see www.AmericanSalvage.org.

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