Mirna Y. Lara, BSc.

P & I Correspondent and Claims Representative

Mirna began her professional career as a shipping clerk with Eurocaribe Shipping Services in Belize in 2001. She immediately took passion in the Shipping Services, and with great enthusiasm, she became more knowledgeable, and continuing a desire to keep learning she worked her way up within the company, and also managed to earn her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of the West Indies in 2009. 

With well over 20 years of experience in the shipping industry, she acquired vast knowledge of the cruise and cargo operations in Belize, and worked hand in hand with the late Michael Williams (Eurocaribe Founder) in P&l correspondent matters, representing Maritime Claims Americas (MCA), which later changed its name to Maritime Claims Administrators, LLC. (MCA). 

In 2021, as a result of Eurocaribe winding down, Mirna took the xext logital step of opening her own shipping company, Apex Shipping Agency Limited, but also maintaining her agreement and involvement as P&l Correspondent for Maritime Claims Administrators (MCA) in Belize. This mis a relationship that has been in existence for well over 20 years. 

Mirna’s experience over the last 20+ years, has provided extensive training as claims handler with legal and technical matters. Further, in her day to day operations, she has developed excellent relationships with local and port authorities that have certainly assisted in expediting cases/claims; and thus, maximizing principal’s potential financial exposures. 

MCA BELIZE, through Mirna’s efforts and support from MCA Headquarters, has been able to create a network of service providers which include, Medical Providers, Hospitals, Surveyors, and Lawyers that have proven to be very essential to P&l matters. In addition, her experience in handling may types of claims and P&I casualties, together with her ability to keep up with current and updated port and local requirements, enables MCA Belize to guarantee professional and qualified assistance to P&I Clubs, Vessel Owners, Cruise Lines and other entities.

Email Address: Phone:
mcabelize@gmail.com Unit B – 2.5 Mls. Philip Gordon Hwy 

Belize City, Belize

Central America

Belize City: +(501)

Mobile: (501) 615 0821

In case of difficulty contacting MCA Belize directly, please contact:

MCA Headquarters – New Orleans
Carl Ayestas, Jr.
+1 (504) 390 1515 or (504) 289 4272