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This special edition of the Newsletter reports on FONASBA’s 50th Annual Meeting held in Miami on 1st – 3rd October. A copy is available to download here.

The contents include:

  • Thanks and Acknowledgements
  • The Keynote Address by Rear Admiral Richard Timme, US Coastguard
  • Participant Feedback
  • Report on the ECASBA plenary meeting
  • Chartering & Documentary plenary meeting
  • Liner & Port Agency plenary meeting
  • Host Association Seminar
  • The inaugural Association Best Practices plenary meeting
  • 2019 Council Meeting
  • Social events
  • Photo pages


The latest FONASBA Newsletter was published in June 2019 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • President’s message
  • 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting Update
  • New Members: Curaçao and Costa Rica
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Education, FONASBA Agent Diploma
  • Quality Standard Update
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Visits to Members
  • FONASBA² Registration
  • Website Advertising
  • International Relations
  • European update
  • Photo Pages

The New Horizon – Issue 31

  • Council Elects New Executive Committee at Varna Annual Meeting
  • FONASBA Office Relocates
  • Membership Expands in Turkey and Asia
  • Annual Meeting Varna 2010
  • Quality Standard Update
  • Visa Requirements for Schengen Countries Changed
  • ECASBA Position on Single Windows Noted
  • ECASBA Highlights the Role of the Agent in European Short Sea Course
  • Australia – Update
  • Japan – Open Seminar in Kobe
  • Peru – Pronouncement of the Peruvian Association of Maritime Agents on the Concession of the North T
  • USA – ASBA Cargo Conference another major success

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The New Horizon – Issue 30

  • The Ship Agent Is The Port Single Window
  • ECASBA Seminar 2010
  • Annual Meeting 2010
  • CIANAM Washington Meeting Report
  • ECASBA Presents Case e-Maritime Workshop in Brussels
  • Great Britain-UK Government Announces Closure of its Trade Facilitation Organisation
  • Peru – APAM Fears Port Companies Will Have to Bargain With Unions By Branch of Activity

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The New Horizon – Issue 29

  • ICS Presents Books to Simon’s Town School
  • CIANAM To Meet in Washington
  • ECASBA Seminar 2010/European Maritime Day
  • European Commission Unveils Work Programme for 2010
  • EMSA to Introduce Revised PSC Inspection Regime
  • South Africa – SAASOA Elects New Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • FONASBA Helps SAASOA Secure Reduction in Port Tariff Increase
  • Peru – Dialogue with Ministries Over Additional Port Costs
  • USA – ASBA Elects New President
  • Finland – Association Elects New Chairman at 90th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Morocco – Port Modernisation Plan
  • Netherlands – WCO Recognises John Stolk

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The New Horizon – Issue 19

  • Bulgarian Association Promoted To Full Membership
  • FONASBA attends BIMCO Centenary Celebrations
  • ECASBA Presents Port Services Directive Proposal To European Parliament
  • ECASBA visits Brussels
  • New Brussels Representative For ECASBA
  • ASBA Agent Certification Programme Completed
  • Tokyo Annual Meeting Plans Finalised
  • EU Maritime Developments Summary
  • New Newsletter Format
  • CIANAM Holds Second Annual Meeting

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The New Horizon – Issue 16

  • Budapest Annual Meeting
  • Romanian Association joins FONASBA
  • French and Israeli Associations elect new Presidents
  • CIANAM appoints first Executive board
  • ASBA introduces minimum standards for membership
  • ISPS code implementation in Morrocco
  • European Commission completes overhaul of competition rules and procedures
  • De Palacio proposes revised Port Services Directive
  • Netherlands to assume EU Presidency

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The New Horizon – Issue 6

  • FONASBA Gives Further Support to ASBA Over Mississippi Tugs
  • Brussels Proposes New Transport Promotion Initiative
  • Norgrain South
  • Membership Information
  • Publisher To Withdraw ‘Ships Agent & Broker’ Magazine
  • Norwegian Victory On VAT On Broker’s Commissions
  • Antwerp Annual Meeting

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