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CMA Shipping 2017
March 20 - March 22
The Connecticut Maritime Association is an organisation for its members,by its members.From ship owners and managers to bunkers brokers and tug-boats operators, from lawyers and underwriters to brokers and shippers each CMA members has an equal and separate vote. Today,Southwestern Connecticut is home to more maritime-related businesses than any comparable area in the country and has become one of the most important shipping centers North America and the shipping world.
For thirty two years members of the CMA have worked together to produce the annual Conference and Trade Exhibition -ensuring that the ideas and activities meet the expectations of a busy and fast paced international maritime industry.
During the reminder of the year the CMA organizes monthly luncheons for the exchange of commercial information and networking; sponsors thousands of Dollars of scholarships to assist the next generation coming into our industry ;runs a major internships program providing jobs to dozens of young college aged students ;hosts special events such as a major fund raiser for and aboard a Liberty ship;host a remarkable America’s Cup 12-Meter Regatta on Long Island sound; and,works each day to meet its goal to: provide an open forum for individuals to exchange ideas and information supporting the developments and growth of the maritime industry and international trade.