CII to Host Important Panama Canal Houston Event

Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) organized seminar focuses on the Panama Canal, the update on U. S. export initiatives and breakbulk shipping.

Michael Masserman, Executive Director for Export Policy, Promotion & Strategy, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Rodolfo Sabonge , Vice President of Market Research and Analysis, Panama Canal Authority, are confirmed an luncheon and keynote speakers, respectively.

The luncheon will be followed by panel discussions among major shippers, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, railroads and Port of Houston officials.

This is the second seminar to be held by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute after last year's  successful "Doubling U.S. Exports—a Reality Check" event in Chicago. Michael DiVirgilio , CII President, said: "For its first 40 years, CII was known for the educational seminars held around the country. Now, in its 53rd year, we are working to extend the CII reach to other parts of the USA by hosting informative and educational seminars, providing scholarships and other good will work for the industry."

The seminar will be held at the Houston Marriott North on June 20, 2013. For more information click here.
 

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