The Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), in a partnership with The Organization of American States’ (OAS) Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) hosted a successful two-day Executive Dredging Seminar in Buenos Aires, Argentina this month. PCG’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins joined the hosts and 50 Executive Public Sector Officials in attendance for a fruitful and interactive session. The Seminar discussed the different strategies required to successfully deliver the numerous major Argentine marine infrastructure developments currently planned.
Presented in Spanish, the Seminar addressed topics such as: Successful Marine Project Delivery Strategies, Contract Strategies, Risk Mitigation, Site Investigations, Environmental Compliance, and Performance-Based Contracting, among others.
The Head of the Argentine Port Association, Mr. Gonzalo Mortola, was pleased with the event: “PCG, CIP, and those invited by the Port of Buenos Aires to participate produced a productive dialogue that is essential in preparing our nation for a quality delivery of our marine infrastructure needs. The PCG team lead by Dr. Prieto-Portar offers a wealth of experience, and we are grateful for his visit and knowledge sharing”.
Piedroba Consulting Group provides risk management services throughout the Americas, specializing in representing the owner with the successful delivery of marine infrastructure projects. In this capacity PCG typically serves the cruise destination, commercial ports, financial institutions, and public sector markets.
The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States in 1889. Today, the OAS brings together all 35 Independent States of the Americas and constitutes the main political, juridical, and social governmental forum in the Hemisphere.
The OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) is the only permanent Inter-American government forum that brings together the National Port Authorities of all OAS Member States for the promotion of the development of competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas with the active participation of the private sector.