Fort Schuyler Forum To Be Held March 16

The Society of Marine Port Engineers, New York, N.Y., Inc. will hold its Fort Schuyler Forum on Wednesday, March 16, 1988. This will be the 36th time the forum will be held at the SUNY Maritime College campus, located in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx, New York City. The theme of the forum will be "Corrosion Materials and Material Protection." Featured will be the presentation of five papers.

Registration for the forum will start at 9 a.m. in the lobby of Marvin- Tode Hall, the college's Science and Engineering building. After the formal introduction by Jack Nichols, president of the Society, and welcoming by Admiral Floyd Miller, president of Maritime College, the forum will commence the morning session with a paper entitled "Principles of Corrosion," by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry Garrick E. Louis of the Maritime College. This will be followed by a presentation of "Corrosion Resistant Metals for Marine Applications," by R. W. (Bud) Ross of Nickel Development Institute. The third morning presentation will be "The Five Year Dry Dock and Electrochemical Control," by Paul Byrne of Electrocatalytic, Inc.

The afternoon session, following lunch, will feature two technical papers: "Soft Coating Ballast Tank Corrosion Protection," by William F. O'Brien Jr., P.E., and Albert R. Nolan of Drew Ameroid Marine Division of Ashland Chemical Company, and "Fiberglass Piping Systems for Marine Applications," by Hector G. Ballester of Ameron Fiberglass Pipe Group. After the forum closing, an attendees social function is scheduled.

For more information on the 36th Annual Fort Schuyler Forum, contact The Society of Marine Port Engineers, New York, N.Y., Inc. at (212) 269-4840.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 7,  Mar 1988

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