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Harry N. Cook

NWC president Harry N. Cook said that some 500 waterway leaders were expected to attend the various functions. They include regional meetings of the American Water- ways Operators (AWO), whose

Southern, Ohio Valley and Midwest

Regions, Safety Committee and

American Waterways Shipyards

Conference have scheduled ses- sions.

The Tennessee River Valley As- sociation and Tennessee-Cumber- land Waterways Council will hold their annual meetings at the same time.

As its convention theme, NWC announced that its program would focus on, "After Turbulent Times,

Calmer Waters—Rebuilding River

Valley Economies in a More Recep- tive Public Climate."

NWC chairman Sheldon L.

Morgan, senior vice president of

First Alabama Bank, said the pro- gram would include two luncheons and six panel discussions. Subjects will range from waterborne com- merce trends and regional economic opportunities to the impacts of cli- matic changes on navigation and of 6 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News



Seven Other Waterway

Organizations Plan Meetings

To Coincide;

Leaders From All Sectors

Of Waterways To Attend

The National Waterways Confer- ence, Inc. (NWC), the nationwide organization of industries utilizing water transportation, of water car- riers, water resource associations, port authorities, state water boards, economic development agencies, and others concerned with the

American waterways system, will hold its 1988 annual meeting at the

Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., on September 21-23, 1988. Seven other major waterway organizations plan meetings to coincide.

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