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NATIONAL MARITIME SHOW
The Second Annual National
Maritime Show and Maritime
America Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Cen- ter on March 29-31, 1983.
Over 90 manufacturers and suppliers of marine-related equip- ment will display their range of products and services at the
Baltimore facility. The conven- tion center provides 115,000 square feet of unobstructed space for exhibitors as well as 23 meet- ing rooms — all under one roof.
The center is located in Balti- more's revitalized inner harbor.
The area contains many resto- rations of buildings and is within convenient walking distance of restaurants, shopping areas, and major hotels.
The show is organized by In- dustrial Presentations, Inc., of
Houston, Texas, one of the major independent show management concerns in the U.S. The compa- ny is linked to the internation- ally renowned Europort Group which organizes shows such as
Europort, Amsterdam; Asia Ma- rine, Singapore; and Shipasia,
A three-day conference will coincide with the exhibition.
Keynote speaker at the open- ing general session on the morn- ing of Tuesday, March 29, will be Hon. George A. Sawyer, As- sistant Secretary of the Navy-
Shipbuilding and Logistics. This session on "How the Navy Buys
Its Ships" will also be addressed by Stuart Adamson, vice presi- dent-technical marketing, Todd
Pacific Shipyards; Timothy J.
Colton. vice president-marketing,
Pennsylvania Shipbuilding; and
James M. Temenak, marketing manager-new construction, Na- tional Steel and Shipbuilding
Lead speaker and moderator at the afternoon general session on
March 29 will be Edwin M. Hood, president of the Shipbuilders
Council of America. Mr. Hood is retiring from that post effective
June 30 this year. Other speakers at this session, titled "Outlook for Shipbuilding and Shipping," will include Harvey Fritter, vice president-regulatory affairs,
Trans Freight Line, Inc.; and
John Le Boflfe, president of INT-
SEA International Ltd.
Concurrent sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 30. A morn- ing session, "Propulsions and
Fuels I," will hear papers by
Eugene Pentimonti, vice presi- dent-engineering, American Pres- ident Lines Ltd.; Dr. M.K. Eberle, assistant vice president-research and development, Sulzer Broth- ers; and Dr. Rolf Glasfeld, man- ager, Advanced Engineering De- partment, Quincy Shipbuilding
Division, General Dynamics.
The other morning session on
March 30, "Business Outlook:
Future Demand for U.S.-Flag
Tonnage," will be addressed by
Julian H. Singman, president,
Maritime Institute for Research and Industrial Development (MIRAID) ; Peter Luciano, exec- utive director, Transportation In- stitute ; and Robert Lowen, pres- ident, International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots.
The "Propulsion and Fuels II" session on the afternoon of
March 30 will feature presenta- tions by David Royle of Det norske Veritas, Oslo; Thomas N.
Pratt, Engine Design Section,
Electro-Motive Division, General
Motors Corporation; David N.
McArthur, marine engineer, Skin- ner Engine Company; and Mi- chael E. Berg, chief chemist,
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