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The 2019 conference program was the most highly attended in our entire 35 year history! Ready to relive the experience and gather actionable insights? Keep an eye out for an email from us to download all presentation materials. In the meantime, view, browse and sort the list of conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format.

Airam Díaz PastorPresidentMedCruise

Airam Díaz Pastor is President of MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, since October 2017 andCommercial Director of the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife since 2011.

He has been Key Account Manager for Shipping Company, International Transport & Logistics of Grimaldi Group in Naples in Italy, as well as for I.C.P.L Srl - Rome Interport Logistic Platform Civitavecchia in Rome where he managed for instance, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises warehouses. In Dakar in Senegal, he was Commercial Director of the international sales, distribution and logistics tire company Firestone-Toppneus and Market Analyst at the Commercial Department and Economic Development of the Spanish Embassy. He has a Master Degree in Law, Maritime Business and Port Management, Diploma in International Business and Marketing and Bachelor Degree in International Business Management and Marketing by the University of Wales.

As former MedCruise Board of Directors member, he was Responsible of the Association Projects & Studies, developing with PIANC “Guidelines for building cruise terminals” and coordinating MedCruise working groups related to the impact of cruise activities and the provision of LNG in the MedCruise ports.

President of MedCruise and Commercial Director of Tenerife Ports managing 5 cruise ports.He joined the Port Authority after his position as Commercial Executive of Grimaldi Group, Rome Interport Logistic Platform warehouse in Civitavecchia for cruise lines and other positions in different maritime companies. He has a MsD in Law and Maritime Business by the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya and a BSc, International Trade and Marketing by the University of Wales, Seatrade Cruise Masterclass performed in Cambridge University… His wide range of responsibilities in the Port Authority are related to different business areas. Active member of IAPH and ESPO.​