After an exceptionally competitive process, the winning entries of the AAPA-CIP Award showcased outstanding indicators together with clearly accomplished objectives in their respective categories:

Technology and Innovation: Barbados Port Inc. is recognized for integrating technology and innovative processes into their operations to boost efficiency, increasing competitiveness, and improving the quality of their services.

Port Infrastructure Development: DP World Dominicana is recognized for expanding their physical port infrastructure with concrete and measurable positive (local) economic impacts.

Public-Private Alliances: Santos Port Authority, Brazil, is recognized for promoting public-private strategic alliances with stakeholders from different entities or sectors for sustainable and efficient port development.

Awardees will receive international recognition throughout the Western Hemisphere via various communication and media channels, including the publication on AAPA and CIP-OAS websites, and will be honored during the XXXI AAPA LATAM Convention of Ports in Barranquilla, Colombia, December 4-6.

The CIP Secretariat and AAPA wish to thank all the institutions that participated in this edition of the Award for their important commitment to the port sector in the region and extend their most heartfelt congratulations to the winners for their outstanding accomplishments.