On March 26-31 NAEGA Senior Advisor Jerry Cotter and Director of Operations Ryan Olson travelled to Gijon and Santander, Spain to attend the Dry Bulk Terminal Group’s (DBTG) Spring Operational and Technical Seminar and Executive Committee (ExComm) Meeting. As part of the meetings in Gijon, Jerry and Ryan toured the Tasa Group’s Grain Terminal and met with local industry representatives. In Santander, during the main Seminar sessions, programming covered operational and safety issues, including the soon to be implemented Ballast Water Management Convention. Following the Seminar, meetings of the ExCom covered the upcoming Winter Operational and Technical Seminar in Uruguay and DBTG finances, management and programs.
A trip report for this MAP travel will be available soon.