Speakers Named For Weather Conference September 14-15-16
Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, and Zenon N. Sdougos, Director, Marine Safety Division, Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), London, England, will be the principal speakers and honored guests at the three-day conference and exhibit, "Marine Weather and Ocean Systems—Today and Tomorrow," to be held at the Downtown Athletic Club, New York City, September 14, 15 and 16.
Mr. Murphy, who also is a member of the House Ad Hoc Committee on the Outer Continental Shelf and the Subcommittee on Oceanography, will speak on Wednesday, September 14. He will address remarks to the critical issues dealing with development of the Outer Continental Shelf and National Weather Service observation and communications services.
Mr. Sdougos is in charge of the IMCO division responsible for coordinating intergovernmental agreements governing standards for maritime navigational safety at sea. He will speak on that subject.
Sponsored by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, the first comprehensive three-day conference and exhibit to be held in downtown Manhattan will feature panels of individuals from industry and government a g e n c i e s e x p e r t on weather systems and equipment.
Lawrence Moore, Sea-Land Service, Inc., will be the conference chairman, and Raymond D.
Yturraspe, Griffith Marine Navigation, Inc., will be the exhibit chairman.
The panels will conduct seminars on such subjects as Ship Routing, C u r r e n t s , W e a t h e r Equipment, Harbor and Coastal Weather, Ice, Facsimile, Heavy Weather, and Future Plans.
Exhibits will be on display by internationally renown manufacturers of weather equipment and systems utilized by shipping companies for efficiency of vessel operations and safety of lives and cargo at sea.
The cost of a reservation and ticket for the three-day event is $100 a person. The price includes morning and afternoon conference sessions, hosted cocktail receptions, coffee and danish breaks, two luncheons, and a printed copy of all speeches and panel discussions, which will be recorded live and transcribed.
A ticket is interchangeable among members of a company's staff, so that an individual can attend only those panels and principal addresses in which his professional interest lies.
For reservations and tickets, write to the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, 80 Broad Street, New York, N.Y.
PANEL PROGRAM Wednesday, September 14,1977 Ship Routing and Ocean Forecasts— Moderator, Capt. P. Kurkimilis, S.S., Sea Land Market.
"History of Ship Routing," W.
Kasiak, Weather Routing Inc., Larchmont, N.Y.; "Ship Routing— A Specialized Service," N. Cima, Oceanroutes Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.; "Data Needs for Improved Services," R.A. Raguso, Bendix Marine Science Services, South Hackensack, N.J.; "Automated Ship Routing," Anthony Klapt, U.S.
Navy, Fleet Numerical Weather Central, Optimum Ship Track Routing, Monterey, Calif.
Weather Equipment — Moderator, W. Stoddard, Port Meteorological Officer, National Weather Service, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.), New York.
"History of Weather Equipment," Beryl Lanterman, Bendix Environmental Science Service, Baltimore, Md.; "Today's Weather Equipment," J.B. Reilly, Belfort Instrument Company, Baltimore, Md.; "Future Weather Equipment," Richard Reynolds, N.O.A.A., N.W.S., Equipment Development Laboratories, Washington, D.C.
Facsimile — Moderator, L.W.
Moore, Sea-Land Service, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J.
"Development of Facsimile," Armand Bouchard, Alden Electronic & Impulse Recording Co., Inc., Westboro, Mass.; "Present Facsimile Services," U.S. Naval Officer (to be selected), U.S. Fleet Weather, Norfolk, Ya.; "Future Facsimile Services," James Travers, Regional Maritime Special Service Meteorologist, W.S.A., New York; Hosted Cocktails and Exhibit Viewing.
Thursday, September 15, 1977 Harbor and Coastal Weather— Moderator, Capt. K.C. Torrens, Farrell Lines Incorporated, New York.
"Economic Effects of Weather," Capt. Martyn Reynolds, Operations Manager, Barber Steamship Lines, Inc., New York; "Weather and Its Effects on Terminal Operators and the Shipping Operator," Tore H. Jakobsen, p r e s i d e n t , Fleetweather, Inc., Hopewell Junction, N.Y.; "Weather Information for the Mariner," H. Gibson, M e t e o r o l o g i s t in Charge, N.O.A.A., N.W.S., Weather Service Forecast Office, New York; "Coastal Weather," R.A.
Raguso, Bendix Marine Science Services, South Hackensack, N.J.; "Weather and the Vessel Traffic System," Lt. Comdr. Stewart C.
Sutherland, Acting Project Officer, Vessel Traffic Service, New York; "New Concepts in Regional Marine Weather Services," Rear Adm. E.D. Stanley Jr., (ret.), Secretary, The Sea Use Council, Seattle, Wash.
Heavy Weather — Moderator, Rear Adm. W.J. Kotsch, USN (ret.), Management and Technical Service Company, Beltsville, Md.
"Heavy Weather Damage," N.
Cima, Oceanroutes, Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.; "Hull I n s u r a n c e Claims," Raymond M. Hicks Jr., claims manager, Claims Department, American Hull Insurance Syndicate; " C a r g o I n s u r a n ce Claims," William E. Hooley, assistant secretary, Marine & Aviation Services, World Headquarters, Insurance Co. of North America, Philadelphia, Pa.
Future Weather and Ocean Systems—Moderator, C.C. Bates, Science Advisor to the Commandant, Office of Research & Development, USCG Headquarters, New York.
"MarAd," Carl S. Mathews, Program Manager, Office of Advanced Ship Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, MarAd, Washington, D.C.; "N.O.A.A.," G.A. Flittner, Chief, Ocean Services Division, Washington, D.C.; "United States Navy," Capt. C.R.
Ward, Director, Naval Oceanography & Meteorology, Bay St.
Louis, Miss.; " U n i t e d S t a t e s Coast Guard," Capt. B.F. Hollingsworth, Chief, Telecommunications Management Division for Atlantic Area, U.S. Coast Guard; Hosted Cocktails—Exhibit Viewing.
Friday, September 16, 1977 Ice — Moderator, Ben Strickland, vice president and general manager, Crowley Maritime Corp., San Francisco, Calif.
"Iceberg Threat in the Vicinity of Grand Banks," Lt. H.G.
Ketchen, U.S. Coast Guard, Staff Oceanographer, International Ice Patrol, New York; "Harbor & Canal Ice," W. Markham, Director, Ice Forecast Central Environment Canada, Ottawa.
Currents—Moderator, Capt. T.
Inman, Port Captain, Exxon Company, U.S.A., Houston, Texas.
"Gulf Stream," Lt. H.G. Ketchen, U.S. Coast Guard, Staff Oceanographer, International Ice Patrol, New York; "Expendable B a t h y T h e r m o g r a p h s , " Burt Thompson, Chief, Ocean Services Branch, National Weather Service Headquarters, Washington, D.C.; "Utilization of Offshore Currents for Improved Efficiency," Dr. J. Bishop, Marine Assessment, N.O.A.A./EDS, Washington, D.C.; Buffet and Open Bar— Time Period for Viewing Exhibits.
Other stories from September 1977 issue
- Lloyd's To Class Two Large Crane Barges To Be Built By Mitsui page: 4
- Estimated Foreign Cost Of Two LNG Carriers $115.5 Million Each page: 6
- McAllister Brothers Name Robert Lounsbery Chief Operating Officer page: 7
- Lockheed Wins Contract To Evaluate Ocean Platform Candidates page: 7
- Bethlehem Steel Names G.Y. Marriner Manager San Francisco Yard page: 7
- AMPAC To Build Four Container Feeder Ships At Cost Of $92 Million page: 7
- MarAd Approves Title XI For Five Moran Tugboats page: 8
- SNAME New York Section Announces Program For 1977/1978 Season page: 8
- Willamette Awarded $15 Million To Modernize Alaska State Ferry page: 9
- Marathon Manufacturing Adds $61 Million To Drilling Rig Backlog page: 9
- NASSCO Building 188,500-DWT Tankers For Alaskan Oil Trade page: 10
- Exxon Begins Operating Remote Sea-Floor Production System page: 10
- Propeller Club Convention Includes Shipyard Panel page: 11
- MacMillctn Bloedel Orders Log Carrier At Cost Of $14 Million page: 12
- C-E Names Matthews Manager Of Contracts, Marine Power Systems page: 12
- Role Of Ro/Ro Shipping In Dry Cargo Trade page: 12
- Port Of New Orleans Presents Key To City To Egyptian Official page: 13
- Representatives Meet For First Time In Bahrain page: 14
- Marystown Shipyard Reports On Progress Of $23-Million Norwegian Tugboat Contract page: 14
- Dravo Awarded Two Contracts Totaling $7 Million page: 14
- Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. Name Hubert E. Russell page: 14
- Canada's Newest Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Launched page: 16
- Todd Seattle Division Lays Keel For Royal Australian Navy Frigate page: 18
- Title XI Approval For Two IOT Subsidiaries page: 18
- Jerry D. Icenhower Named President Glitsch Cryogenics page: 18
- Hillman-Designed New Class Towboat Delivered To Exxon At Baton Rouge page: 19
- BP Invests $50 Million In Stolt-Nielsen page: 20
- Speakers Named For Weather Conference September 14-15-16 page: 22
- $45-Million Subsidy Repayment Approved page: 23
- Study Shows Worldwide LNG Production Increase —60 Carriers Needed page: 24
- Bethlehem Steel Subsidiaries Name Collins And Coulahan page: 25
- Gotaverken Converts Cargo Ship To Carry 32,000 Live Sheep page: 25
- Halter Marine Delivers Large Supply Boat To George Engine Co. page: 26
- Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Names Roland V. Danielson —Hollinshead De Luce Retires page: 26
- Perspectives On Third World Port Development page: 30
- APL Names Hubbard Senior VP Operations page: 31
- New National Supply Anchoring Windlass page: 31
- Shallow Water Maneuvering Trials Completed In Gulf page: 32
- Farrell Sale And Leaseback Agreement Approved By MarAd page: 32
- Delta Steamship Names Badger And Collins page: 32
- Gross Tonnage In ABS Classification Exceeds 100-Million Mark page: 33
- Airfilco Appoints Kevin McPherson page: 33
- CCN Of Brazil Launches New Type Bulk Carrier page: 33
- 51st Annual Propeller Club Convention And 1977 American Merchant Marine Conference Set For Galveston, Texas, Oct. 10, 11, 12, 13 And 14 page: 34
- Bulletin Describes Heavy-Duty Oil Filtration Systems page: 35
- Eight-Page Brochure Describes National's Fully Hydraulic Cranes page: 35
- Joseph Hurley Named President ITT Decca Marine page: 36
- Oceangoing Split Hull Self-Propelled Dredge Completes Trials In Gulf page: 37
- ITT Decca Marine Introduces 'Clearscan' New Radar Technique To Reduce Interference page: 38
- Todd Shipyards Los Angeles Division Lays Keel For First Of Six U.S. Navy Frigates page: 38
- MacGregor Slewing Ramps Successfully Tested page: 39
- Skagit Corporation Announces European Dealership Agreement page: 40
- FMC Marine & Rail Lays Keel For Ro/Ro Barge To Carry 374 Forty-Foot Truck Trailers page: 40
- Egyptian Shipyard Receives License To Build Willard Boats page: 42
- Bergeron Industries Names Captain Tatman page: 42
- Port Authorities (AAPA) 66th Annual Convention Set For Mexico City page: 43
- Lloyd's Register Completely Revises Rules For Marine Refrigerated Cargo Installations page: 44
- Tanker Design Change Approved By MSB page: 44
- Navy Contracts For Additional Years Of MARISAT Satellite Service page: 46
- Mitsubishi Receives Tug Barge Systems' License To Build page: 46
- Petro-Marine Names Murray Burns Manager Process Engineering page: 47
- Norshipco Dedicates New $5-Million Repair Pier page: 47
- COMSAT General Expands MARISAT Services To Entire Indian Ocean page: 48
- U.S. Lines Names Three In Operations page: 48
- Fetzner Named President Sun Trading & Marine page: 48
- Philippine Center Exhibit Highlights Filipino Seaman page: 49
- Henschel Announces New Steering-Failure Alarm page: 49
- Tulsa Port Of Catoosa Sets Tonnage Record page: 49
- Jane's Fighting Ships 1977-78 Revised Edition page: 49
- Stanford Research Awarded $271,000 For Firefighting Study page: 50
- Gulf Oil Trading & Transportation Announces Management Changes page: 51
- Renegotiation Board Erred In Computing Lockheed Steel Usage page: 51
- Pott Industries Names Miller VP Offshore Marine Services Div. page: 54
- Joseph R. Burgess To Head Central Pacific Shipping Agency page: 56
- Capt. James F. McNulty New Dean At Maine Maritime Academy page: 56
- Richard Daschbach Named Federal Maritime Commission Chairman page: 57
- Keene Brochure Describes Marine Discharge Control System page: 57
- Heavy Weather Ship Operation Subject Of Webb Seminar page: 58