29 - 31 October 2019

CCCI, Cartagena, Colombia

Panama Maritme Authority highlights participation in TOC Americas 2018

Jorge Barakat, maritime affairs minister and AMP manager, invites to enjoy the conference and the beauty of Panama

London, 16 October 2018

The minister of Maritme Affairs and manager of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat, during an exclusive interview with MundoMaritimo, highlighted the role the
organization will have in the 18th version of the TOC Americas conference, to be held in Panama City during November 13-15, where the highest industry executives will meet for the most important event for the maritime-port community in Latin America.

“We’d like to invite everyone to be part of TOC Americas this upcoming November. We aim to keep strengthening the bonds between operators, the maritime industry and the port logistics sector and keep emphasizing the need of constant improvement,” said minister Barakat.

“The training workshops will be very enlightning for all, as we are confident of the active participation of the regional and global industry,” he added.

The manager of AMP, organization that will take part in TOC Americas for the first time mentioned that “TOC is a platform of important technical knowledge within the
maritime and logistics industry. Those presenting will deliver relevant experiences for attendants, who will benefit from extensive know-how.” 

“We reiterate the inivtation to everyone to enjoy this academic experience, but also take the opportunity to share and enjoy the beauty of Panama.”

By MundoMarítimo 

TOC Americas format

2-track conference programme: Container Supply Chain (which includes a session on Cold Chain) and TECH TOC – Terminal Operations (which includes a session on Bulk)

Technical Tour: Details to be announced soon

Comprehensive networking programme: Details to be announced soon

The TOC Americas Conference App:  Participants at the conference will benefit from a bespoke conference app which allows attendees to put questions directly

to panels (anonymously if preferred) as well as create bespoke agendas and meeting lists of exhibitors.

The TOC Americas port technology exhibition will feature suppliers from across the globe including Camco Technologies, Phoenix Terminal Solutions,

Terberg Tractors Americas, ABB, Liebherr and Prysmian.


TOC Americas

13 – 15 November 2018
Megapolis Hard Rock Hotel, Panama City, Panama



About TOC Worldwide 
For 40 years, TOC Worldwide has provided the market-leading conference and exhibition forums for the global port and terminal industries and their customers. With a change of name to TOC Container Supply Chain, the TOC event portfolio is now evolving fast to attract a wider audience of container supply chain professionals. Taking place each year in the world’s four key shipping hubs – Europe, Middle East, Americas and Asia – each TOC is now a complete container supply chain event for its region, bringing together cargo owners, logistics providers, carriers, ports, terminals and other key members of the container supply chain to learn, debate, network and foster new business solutions.

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