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.”