Events & News



FITUR Madrid – Int’l Tourism Trade Fair 

17-21 January, 2018

Our CEO Jose Rodríguez with the President of the Autonomous City of Ceuta (Spain).

The President of the Port of Malaga, the President of Ports of State, Jose Rodriguez, and John Bertell Sales Director of Carus. 

 Jose Rodríguez with the Tourism Counselor of the Autonomous City of Melilla (Spain).

Jose Rodríguez with D. Antonio Armas and commercial team of Naviera Armas. 

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Split – Croatia, 6-11 October 

Carus Team: Keith Sherwood -Director of Sales Americas & Asia, John Burness -President Carus Group, John Bertell -Sales Director EMEA, Jose Rodríguez -Spain & Iberia Representative, Anders Rundberg -CEO Carus Ferry, Tim Watson -MD Carus Retail, Petri Ebeling -CTO

Carus Booth at Interferry 

ShippaxInfo Magazine -July/August 2017 with the main article about the Spanish Ferry sector by Jose Rodriguez.

 

ShippaxInfo Magazine July/August 2017 – Theme: Ferries in Spain by Jose Rodríguez

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On June 22, 2017 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2017 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to D. Luis Miguel Sousa – Founder & President of the Sousa Group (Madeira – Portugal), during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association -ANAVE. The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.

 

Our Founder & CEO Jose Rodríguez –Carus Spain Representative, with John Bertell Carus Director Regional Accounts EMEA

 

 

John Bertell, Luis Miguel Sousa – Founder & President of the Sousa Group and Carus Excellence Award 2017, and Jose Rodríguez

 

 

 

 

General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association – ANAVE, Hotel Ritz Madrid. Gala Lunch Sponsored by Carus.

 

 

John Bertell, Luis Miguel Sousa, Alejandro Aznar – President of ANAVE, and Jose Rodríguez. Cocktail at the Ritz gardens Sponsored by Carus.

 

 

John Bertell, Luis Miguel Sousa, Jose Rodríguez, and Sergio Gonçalves – Managing Director of Porto Santo Line.

 

 

General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association – ANAVE, Hotel Ritz Madrid.

 

 

On June 29, 2016 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2016 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to D. Emanuele Grimaldi – CEO Grimaldi Group, during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE). The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.

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Our Founder & CEO Jose Rodríguez –Carus Spain Representative, with Anders Rundberg CEO Carus, and John Bertell Carus Director Regional Accounts EMEA

Agreement Carus – ANAVE for partnership and sponsorship with the Spanish Shipowners’ Association, Madrid February 5, 2015

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Picture: Manuel Carlier -ANAVE CEO, and Jose Rodríguez -Carus Spain Representative.

 

Renewal of sponsorship contracts Carus – ANAVE, Madrid April, 2017

 

 

SHIPPAX – The Ferry Shipping Conference Onboard, Civitavecchia-Palermo-Civitavecchia, 5-7 April 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Cruise Summit, November 2016

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Jose Rodríguez and Olga Piqueras, CEO of INTERCRUISES

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Jose Rodríguez, Jaime Pastor President INCARGO, and the owners of Taylor Made Logistic Italy.

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International Cruise Summit, November 2017

RTS Summit – Revenue Management, London 4-7 Oct. 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On June 29, 2016 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2016 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to D. Emanuele Grimaldi – CEO Grimaldi Group, during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE). The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.

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Our Founder & CEO Jose Rodríguez –Carus Spain Representative, with Anders Rundberg CEO Carus, and John Bertell Carus Director Regional Accounts EMEA

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John Bertell  -Carus Director Regional Accounts EMEA, with Mario Massarotti -CEO Grimaldi Spain, Anders Rundberg -CEO Carus, and Jose Rodríguez during the Ceremony of the Carus Excellence Award 2016.

Jose Rodriguez, Ms. Ana Pastor Spanish Minister for Civil Works and Transport, Anders Rundberg Carus Founder & CEO.

Seatrade Cruise Med, 21-23 Sept. Tenerife

 

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On June 25, 2015 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2015 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to Vicente Boluda Fos – Chairman Boluda Corporación Marítima, during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE). The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.

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Our Founder & CEO Jose Rodríguez –Carus Spain Representative, with Mr. Vicente Boluda Fos –Chairman Boluda Corporación Marítima and Carus Excellence Award 2015

On June 25, 2015 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2015 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to Vicente Boluda Fos – Chairman Boluda Corporación Marítima, during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE). The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.

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Our Founder & CEO Jose Rodríguez –Carus Spain Representative, with Mr. Vicente Boluda Fos –Chairman Boluda Corporación Marítima and Carus Excellence Award 2015

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The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016
Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm

13-15 April, 2016
Speaker: Jose Rodríguez
Conference: Spain -Ferry Overview

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The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016
Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm

13-15 April, 2016
Speaker: Jose Rodríguez
Conference: Spain -Ferry Overview

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The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016
Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm

13-15 April, 2016

 

III National Maritime Congress, Spain (Cartagena) – 10/11 May, 2016

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General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association – ANAVE Hotel, Ritz Madrid, June 25, 2015

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The Board of the General Assembly of Spanish Shipowners’ Association

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Interferry Conference, Copenhagen October 3 to 7, 2015.


Mounting the display stand in the Interferry Conference 2015, Copenhagen.
Anders Rundberg -CEO Carus, Inka Huttunen -VP Carus, Jose Rodríguez -Spain Representative, Yolanda Stewart -Marketing Consultant, John Bertell -Carus Sales Manager

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Simon Johnson – President Carus Ferry, Yolanda Stewart – Carus Marketing Consultant, Jose Rodríguez – Carus Spain Representative

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Radio Port – Interview About Carus 2015
December 2, 2015

 

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During the Blue Business Forum -within the Blue Week Lisbon 2015, June 4 to 6 at the FIL – International Fair of Lisbon

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Carus Executive Consulting Team, Think Tank in Mariehamn (Aland Islands – Finland), Dec. 11-12, 2014

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Carus Senior Executive Consultants:
Simon Johnson, Anders Rundberg, Bengt Lindberg, Yolanda Stewart, Kaj Jansson, Jose Rodríguez, Sune Häggblom

Representing Carus Spain & Iberia at the International Cruise Summit 2014, Madrid.

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Representing Carus Spain & Iberia at the Seatrade Med Barcelona 2014, the Mediterranean’s Premier Cruise Event.

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Representing Carus Spain & Iberia at the International Cruise Summit 2014, Madrid.

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Working Lunch with delegates

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Attendance and participation in the International Logistics Exhibition of Barcelona on behalf of Carus Spain & Iberia Representative, ​​3 to 5 June 2014.

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Representing Carus Spain (ANAVE members) at the meeting of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) General Assembly,

Hotel Ritz Madrid, June 24, 2014.

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Jose Rodriguez with Anders Rundberg CEO Carus, cocktail at the gardens of the Hotel Ritz Madrid, June 24, 2014.

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Jose Rodríguez with Vicente Boluda, at the gardens cocktail of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association General Assembly, Hotel Ritz Madrid, June 24, 2014.

Interferry Conference, Malta Oct. 5 to 9, 2013

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Gala Dinner of Spanish Shipowners (ANAVE) and European (ECSA), Hotel Ritz Madrid, June 13, 2013.

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During the Speech of the Spanish Ministress for Transport

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On June 24, 2015 took place the delivery of the Carus Excellence Award 2013 in the Hotel Ritz Madrid, to Juan Riva (Suardiaz Group President and ECSA Chairman), and Adolfo Utor (Balearia President and ANAVE Chairman), during the General Assembly of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE). The Carus Excellence Award annually honors the outstanding professionals for the Excellence in the dedication to the maritime sector.
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With the Mayor of Algeciras, the Group Chairman, the President of the Port Authority of Algeciras Bay, and the Director General of the Port of Algeciras -presentation of the new Fast Ferry, Buquebus Spain Fleet, Port of Algeciras

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With the President of the Buquebus Group, Juan Carlos Lopez Mena, and Fast-Ferry ‘Avemar Dos’ Captains, Port of Algeciras

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During the delivery ceremony of the commemorative plaques of the new company ‘COMPAÑÍA NAVIERA DEL ESTRECHO’

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Signing a cooperation agreement with the Deputy Minister of the Autonomous City of Ceuta, Madrid – FITUR.

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At a press conference on the occasion of the establishment of Buquebus Viajes group of travel agencies, and the presentation of the new Board.
Autonomous City of Ceuta, Spain.

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Our CEO Jose Rodriguez with Mr. Tony Provasoli and Team -Senior Partner of the prestigious firm Hassans (Gibraltar Law),
in recognition of his excellent work as Legal Advisors in Gibraltar

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Our CEO Jose Rodriguez in the event of the new maritime service at the Port of Algeciras, with D. Manuel Morón, President of Algeciras Bay Port Authority, Mr. Tomás Herrera, Mayor of Algeciras, Mrs. María Isabel Durántez, CEO of the Spanish Merchant Marine, D. Luis Felipe Fernández de la Peña, CEO of Foreign Affairs of Spain.

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Our Founder & CEO during the speech -Gibraltar Ferry Terminal, with he Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Transport of Gibraltar, the Hon JJ Holliday.

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Our Founder & CEO special guest in The Interview of the week on TV.

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OA Television Interview, February 4, 2011.

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Report made by Destino Andalucía TV program, Canal Sur Andalucía TV.

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During the press conference of presentation of the new metropolitan maritime line, 2009.

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During the press conference of presentation of the new touristic developments and maritime service within the metropolitan line, 2010.

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At a press conference with the Mayor of Algeciras, during the signing of collaboration agreements with the City of Algeciras, for the establishment of a “social ticket” for spanish workers, 2010.

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Press conference with the Deputy Minister of the Autonomous City of Ceuta, on the occasion of the presentation of a new touristic service and passenger shipping line, 2007.

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Conference on passenger transport at the ‘Club Financiero San Miguel’, 2006

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With the President and CEO of the Port Authority of La Coruña (first port of call of the new vessel in Spain, after its acquisition), December 2006.
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Recording an interview at radio Onda Cero, 2006.

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FEATURED EVENTS:
The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016


Over the years, the annual 2-day springtime onboard conference has established itself as probably the biggest and most important meeting place in the world for the Ferry Shipping Industry, with up to 400 ferry shipping executives. Seminars by renowned industry speakers cover relevant, current issues followed by interactive debate. Networking in a relaxed atmosphere. Onboard exhibitors.

The conference was first held 2003. Founded and organized by Shippax and BOLT Consulting.



The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016

Our CEO Jose Rodriguez among the Speakers at the Conference 2016.

The idea is to have a new host, i.e. meeeting on board a different ship each year. Therefore we are proud to announce that in 2016 the 14th Ferry Shipping Conference will take place on board Tallink Silja’s SILJA SYMPHONY, sailing between Stockholm – Helsinki – Stockholm, April 13-15, 2016. 400 delegates, including 40-50 ferry companies from all over the world, have been attending the conference over the years, to meet and discuss, in good as well as in challenging times.

Learn More about The Ferry Shipping Conference 2016 >



UPCOMING EVENTS:
Shippax Ferry Conference 2018


It is with great pleasure we announce that the 2018 Shippax Ferry Conference, the 16th annual onboard ferry conference, will be held onboard the magnificent COLOR MAGIC, sailing between Oslo-Kiel-Oslo, April 18-20, 2018. Lead moderator at the event will be the popular ferry expert and Shippax Senior Advisor & Editor-in-Chief, Philippe Holthof.

Our CEO Jose Rodriguez among the Speakers at the Conference 2018.



Shippax Ferry Conference 2018

The two-day onboard ferry conference was first organized in 2003 and grows ever more popular with some 400 delegates from over 40 ferry companies from all over the world attending each year. Professional speakers and experts, captivating debates and best possible networking and exhibitions is what we offer. The conference is organized by the well renowned ferry publishing house Shippax and is held over two days onboard a ferry with professional speakers and experts, captivating debates and best possible networking and exhibitions. We offer a value for money policy with all events, meals, cabins and networking included in the price.

Welcome to the ferry family !

Learn More about the Shippax Ferry Conference 2018 >