​”Seafarers’ Welfare in the Caribbean Seminar 2016

Location: Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel​, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Tuesday, March 1

Session 1- Panel: “Seafarers’ Welfare in the Caribbean: An Overview”
– Dr. Jason Zuidema – “Seafarers’ Welfare in the Caribbean
– Capt. Jerry Pannell – “The Challenge of Sailing in the Caribbean
– Stuart Rivers – “Sailors’ Society, the Caribbean and the meeting the challenges of Globalization
– Fr. Ron Perkins – “Seafarers’ House Fort Lauderdale

Session 2 – Prof. Hugh Williamson,Piracy and Migration by Sea in the Caribbean

Wednesday, March 2

Session 3 – Panel – “Seafarers’ Welfare Structures: Best Practices”
– Lilliam Alvarado – “Seafarers House San Juan
– Rev’d Canon Ken Peters – “The Mission to Seafarers in the Caribbean
– Darion Lake – “Establishing a Port Welfare Committee in the Caribbean

Session 4 – Panel: “Crew Welfare”
– Donnie Brown (CLIA) – “Cruise Ship Crew Welfare
​- CDR Bradley Clare (USCG) – “Maritime Security and Environment
– Tony Sasso (ITF) – “Seafarers unions and seafarers’ welfare”

Session 5 – Panel: “New Resources for Seafarers’ Welfare”
– Peter Tomlin (MNWB) – “Port Levies and Seafarers Welfare
​- Paul Langham (Sailors’ Society) – “The ICMA App to coordinate ship visiting

End of seminar program