MarAd To Host Fleet Management Conference April 25-27 In Chicago

The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984.

It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity, profitability, and the competitive position of U.S. water transportation companies through application of advanced computer/ communications technology.

Among the presenters at the 1984 conference will be ocean carriers, inland waterway operators, and carrier associations. Representative topics for presentations and panel discussions will include operations planning, shipboard computer applications, vessel energy conservation, strategic planning, ship-to-shore communications, intermodal equipment control, electronic data interchange, and shipboard personnel training.

Keynote speaker at the two-anda- half day conference will be Howard A. Watters, Deputy Maritime Administrator for Inland Waterways and Great Lakes Maritime Administration.

Luncheon speakers are, on April 25, James L. Emery, administrator, St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, and on April 26, Peter J. Finnerty, vice president, Public Affairs, Sea-Land Industries, Inc.

For a copy of the full agenda, along with a conference registration form as well as additional information on the conference, contact Joedy Cambridge at Simat International Ltd., 729 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.; (202) 628-4747.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 42,  Apr 1984

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