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“Focusing on Solutions” Maritime Event – February 23rd, 2017
February 23, 2017 @ 12:00 am
“Focusing on Solutions” Maritime Event
The maritime industry is experiencing the most aggressive regulatory change in history, with the adoption of a global sulphur cap of .5%, adoption of the ballast water management convention, a roadmap and strategy for greenhouse gases, including mandatory reporting of fuel efficiency by 2019, a NECA proposal for the Baltic and North Seas, restriction of HFO in the Arctic and more! Join your industry colleagues as we “Focus on Solutions” for these and other challenges facing the marine industry.
0830- Welcome and overview- Captain Shearon, Presiding Officer- Houston Pilots and Joe Hughes, NAMEPA Chairman and CEO/President of the American Club
Setting the Stage:
Moterated by Joe Hughes, NAMEPA Chairman and CEO/President of the American Club
1030- Meeting the Future
Moderated by Niels A. Aalund, West Gulf Maritime Association
1400- Strategies for Success
Moderated by Douglas Martin SMIT Salvage Americas Llc.
Defining environmental stewardship- RADM Paul Thomas, USCG
Ports’ Approach to Success- Leah Oberlin, Port of Houston Authority
1530- What’s Next?
How education is adapting to change- Captain Michael Rodriguez- Superintendent, Texas A&M Maritime College