Boca Raton, Florida — J u n e 3—6 The commandant of the U.S.

Coast Guard, Adm. James S.

Gracey, will address the American Petroleum Institute's 1984 Tanker Conference, which will be held in Boca Raton, Fla., June 3-6.

This year's meeting, at the Boca Raton Hotel and Club, will have the theme, "Operating on the Sea of Reality." Adm. Gracey will speak at the luncheon on Monday, June 4.

Among the topics that will be discussed by speakers and panelists will be: tanker safety, the human element, vessel layups, technical operations, corrosion and maintenance, and computer applications.

On-site registration will be held in the hotel's Cafe Galeria on Sunday, June 3, from 3 to 6 pm and on the mornings of June 4 and 5. This room will also double as a hospitality room for spouses and as a backup room for the Ladies' Coffees in the event of inclement weather.

"Lessons Learned Since Enactment and Implementation of the Port and Tanker Safety Act of 1978," by Rear Adm. Bobby F.

Hollingsworth, U.S. Coast Guard The Human Element "Principles of Manning," by Phil B. Owen, Shell International Marine Ltd.

"EEO and Women at Sea," by Martha Terry, ARCO Transportation Company "Shipboard Management Skills for the Chief Engineer," by John B.

Arado, Chevron Shipping Company 2-5 pm—Valencia Room Economics Moderator: J.J. Ervin, Trinidad Corporation "Experience with Cargo Loss Accountability," by Richard L. Lutz, ARCO Petroleum Products Company "Report on National Academy of Science Study on Effective Manning," by Warren G. Leback, Maritime Administration "Technical Aspects of Layup," by David C. Warkman, BP Shipping Ltd.

"Layup and Reactivation of the Ready Reserve Tanker Fleet," by Stanley Wheatley, Maritime Administration Tuesday, June 5 8:45-12 n—Valencia Room Technical Operations Moderator: J.T. Jacobson, Standard Oil Company (Ohio) "42,000-dwt Product and Chemical Carrier," by S. Paul Revere, Exxon Shipping Company "Marine Considerations in the Exploration of Bering Sea Crude Oil," by David B. Sucharski, ARCO Oil and Gas Company, and Paul A. Serafin, ARCO Marine, Inc.

"Combustion Experiments in Top- Vented Tanks and Application to In-Situ Burning of Tanker Cargo," by Dr. David C. Miller, Armco Oil Company "Offshore Barge Lightering of Alaskan Crude," by George Grunthaner, Sonat Marine Inc., and Roger A. Gale, The Standard Oil Company (Ohio) Wednesday, June 6 8-11:30 am—Valencia Room Moderator: A.B. Kurz, Keystone Shipping Company Computer Applications "On-Board Computerized Performance Monitoring—Engine, Hull, Propeller," by W.F. Weyer, Texaco Inc.

"Shipboard Computer System Coupled with Satellite Communication," by T.W. Gilette, Exxon Shipping Company "Shipboard Applications of Computers— Their Potential and Reality," by James H. Keyte, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc.

Corrosion and Maintenance "Vessel Structural Condition— Who's Responsible?," by W.O.

Gray, Exxon Corporation "Role of IACS and the Classification Societies in Vessel Mainte Maintenance," by L.J. Bates, American Bureau of Shipping "After Pits, Cracks and Hull Corrosion, What's Next?," by John B.

Arado, Chevron Shipping Company Industry Outlook "Future of the U.S.-Flag Tanker Industry," by F.J. Iarossi, Exxon Shipping Company

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 16,  Apr 15, 1984

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