54th Annual Convention Of The Propeller Club Of The U.S.
This year's 54th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1980 American Merchant Marine Conference, will take place on October 8-10. The host Propeller Club Ports for the event will be Seattle and Tacoma, but all sessions will be held in Seattle's Washington Plaza Hotel.
General Co-chairmen for the Convention are Richard D. Ford, executive director of the Port of Seattle, and Richard Dale Smith, executive director of the Port of Tacoma. Deputy Chairmen are John P. Sullivan, attorney, Bogle & Gates, Seattle; and Hugh Wild, senior director, Port of Tacoma.
Chairman of the American Merchant Marine Conference is Sidney D. Campbell, chairman of the board, Foss/Dillingham, Seattle; Jasper Baker will serve as Vice Chairman. Carl R. Meurk, vice president of Todd-Pacific, is Conference Deputy Chairman.
In addition to the agenda listed in the Calendar of Events, there will be a pre-convention golf tournament on October 6 at the Rainier Golf & Country Club, and an early arrivals reception in Seattle's Space Needle on October 7.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS— PROPELLER CLUB 1980 CONVENTION AND CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8 9:30 a.m.
Convene Convention Presiding, Richard D. Ford, General Convention Co-chairman Welcome: The Honorable Charles Royer, Mayor, Seattle Michael Benett, President, Propeller Club of Seattle Richard Dale Smith, President, Propeller Club of Tacoma Capt. William V. Figari, President, The Propeller Club of the United States 9:45 a.m.
First Convention Business Meeting Presiding, Capt. William V. Figari, National President 10:30 a.m.
Conference Opens Presiding, Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman Opening Speaker: The Honorable Dixy Lee Ray, Governor, State of Washington 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon Reception 12:00 noon Port of Seattle and Tacoma Luncheon Presiding, Richard D. Ford, Executive Director, Port of Seattle Introduction, Richard Dashbach, Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, D.C.
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Warren G.
Magnuson, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.
First Conference Session: Presiding, Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Conference Panel "The U.S. Merchant Marine—Shadow or Substance?" Moderator: Robert L. Leggett, President, Joint Maritime Congress, Washington, D.C.
Panelists: Management — W.J. Amoss Jr., President, Lykes SS Labor—(Panelist to be announced) The Jones Act — The Honorable Peter N.
Teige, Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission Student Port Member — (to be announced) 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Conference Panel "American Seapower—Shadow or Substance?" Moderator: John J. Spitler, President, Navy League of the U.S., Washington, D.C.
Panelists: "Shipbuilding Requirements for a Viable Fleet" — C. Larry French, President, National Steel & Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif.
"Our Merchant Fleet — A Strategic Power in Seapower" — James T. Crowley, Senior VP, Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc.
"The Challenge to United States Seapower" Russell D. Hale, Counsel, Subcommittee on Seapower & Strategic & Critical Materials, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D:C.
National President's Reception THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9 9:00 a.m.
Second Conference Session Presiding, Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Conference Panel "Omnibus Maritime Legislation—Where Is It?" Moderator, Ernest J. Corrado, Assistant to the President, American Institute of Merchant Shipping, Washington, D.C.
Panelists: "Maritime Legislation •— An Overview" Jack E. Sands, Deputy Counsel, Committee on Merchant Marine & Fisheries, U.S.
House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.; John D. Hardy, Staff Counsel, Subcommittee on Merchant Marine and Tourism, U.S.
Senate, Washington, D.C.
"Regulatory Reform in Maritime Legislation" Thomas F. Moakley, Vice Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, D.C.
"Promotional Reform in Maritime Legislation" Robert J. Blackwell (Former Assistant Secretary for Maritime Affairs), Attorney, Bogle & Gates, Washington, D.C.
Conference Panel "International Maritime Regulation — Impact on U.S. Merchant Marine" Moderator: Emanuel Rouvelas, Attorney, Preston, Thorgrimson, Ellis, Holman & Fletcher, Washington, D.C.
Panelists: "International Conventions the American Merchant Marine"—G.P. Steele, President, Interocean Mgmt.
"U.N. Conference on Trade & Development— Impact on U.S. Merchant Marine"—Robert S. Agman, Co-Director, Labor-Management Maritime Committee, Washington, D.C.
"The U.S. Fishing Industry and Fishing Regulation"— Lucy Sloan, Executive Director, National Federation of Fishermen, Washington, D.C.
Luncheon Reception 12:30 p.m.
American Marine Industries Luncheon Presiding: Richard Dale Smith, Executive Director, Port of Tacoma, General Co-chairman Speaker: John T. Gilbride, Chairman, Todd Shipyards Corporation, One State Street, New York, N.Y. 10004 7:00-11:00 p.m.
Tacoma Night Activities—Business Suits FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 9:00-11:45 a.m.
Third Conference Session Presiding, Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman 9:00-10:15 a.m.
Conference Panel "Marine Propulsion—And The Energy Crisis" Moderator: Charles Zeien, President, J.J.
Henry Company, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Panelists: "Our Merchant Marine, Fuel Costs and Availability"— Prof. Jose Feminia, State University of N.Y. Maritime College, Fort Schuyler, Bronx, N.Y.
"Nuclear Ship Propulsion—Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow"—Max T. Johnson, General Manager, Advanced Energy Systems, Westinghouse Electric Corp., Largo, Pa.
"Fossil Fuels for Marine Propulsion—An Outlook"— William G. Bullock, Chief, Division of Engineering, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Conference Panel "The User Charge—For Rail and Domestic Waterborne Shipping Services" Moderator: Thomas B. Crowley, President, Crowley Maritime Corporation, San Francisco, Calif.
Panelists: "Rail and Water Shipping Subsidies—A Comparison" — H.J. Bobzien Jr., President, American Commercial Barge Line Co., Jeffersonville, Ind.
"Needed—A Consistent Tax Policy for Water and Rail Transportation"—John A. Creedy, President, Water Transport Association, New York, N.Y.
Luncheon Reception 12:30 p.m.
American Merchant Marine Conference Luncheon Presiding, Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman Conference Summary: Sidney D. Campbell, Conference Chairman Speaker: The Honorable Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary for Maritime Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
2:30 Final Convention Business Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Annual Banquet of The Propeller Club of The United States and American Merchant Marine Conference—-(Dining, Dancing, Entertainment.
Formal dress optional)
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