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Commissioner Sola Speaks at Global Commerce Exchange in Miami    

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Commissioner Louis E. Sola addressed an audience full of maritime industry association members attending the Global Commerce Exchange at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. The exchange focused on the recent developments of the port of Miami. Commissioner Sola discussed his work at the Federal Maritime Commission, policy issues facing the maritime sector, and his roots in Miami, Florida’s maritime industry.

The topics of Commissioner Sola’s remarks revolved around the oversight and regulation of the international transport system and shipping decarbonization efforts. Commissioner Sola believes in the establishment of a marine fuels coalition comprised of industry experts to tackle the challenges of net zero carbon emission initiatives set forth by the International Maritime Organization.

The South Florida region is important to Commissioner Sola because of his professional ties to the region. Commissioner Sola held senior leadership positions in both the private and public sectors when living in Miami. Commissioner Sola recognized the Port of Miami as significantly important to the development of the industry.

The Global Commerce Exchange is organized by the Maritime Industries of Association of South Florida. Commissioner Sola delivered his remarks on October 27, 2023.

Louis E. Sola is a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. The thoughts and comments expressed here are his own and do not necessarily represent the position of the Commission.