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The Risks & Rewards Of Quality Shipping
March 14-16, Stamford, Conn.
The Connecticut Maritime Association's (CMA) annual shipping conference, "Shipping '94: The Risks and Rewards of Quality Ship- ping," will examine the strides the maritime industry has taken over the past years to improve service, to protect the environment and the safety of those at sea, and to meet the challenges of global responsibility and competition.
Shipping '94 is posi- tioned to attract indus- try leaders including shipowners and ship managers, shippers, shipbuilders and design- ers, financiers, attor- neys and other consult- ants. Last year's confer- ence, "Shipping'93: Shap- ing the Future of Shipping - The Road to Recovery" fea- tured 50 exhibitors and more than 600 attendees, and show management projects this year's show as being bigger and better.
The Shipping '94 seminar program has been drawn up by members from the CMA, work- ing in consultation with members of the industry.
Co-sponsors of the event include: The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO),
International Association of Independent Tanker
Owners (INTERTANKO), Federation of Ameri- can Controlled Shipping (FACS) and Interna- tional Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO).
The CIT Group, the Association of Ship Bro- kers and Agents, Bureau Veritas, Canaveral Port
Authority, Segumar/Panama, Crescent Towing,
Unitor and Seward & Kissel, and MCI Interna- tional will all be sponsoring show events.
Scheduled to speak and partici- pate in panels are, among oth-
Philip J. Loree, chair- man, FACS; Capt. Joachim
Meyer, managing part- ner, Hanseatic Shipping
Company, Ltd. and president, International
Shipmanagers Associa- tion; Richard Quegan,
Texaco, Inc.; RAdm.A.E.
Henn, chief, Office of
Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Pro- tection, U.S. Coast Guard;
Frank Iarossi, American
Bureau of Shipping;
Andreas Ugland, chair- man, The Ugland Group and INTERTANKO; and
Robert Wellner, presi- dent, International Ma- rine Carriers.
In conjunction with Shipping '94, the CMA
Board of Governors will present the CMA Com- modore Award.
Shipping '94 will be held at the Sheraton
Stamford Hotel & Towers, Stamford, Conn. For more information on the conference, contact Pe- ter Casciano or Rikki Moran, International
Marketing Strategies, Inc., 66 Field Point Road,
Greenwich, Conn. 06830, tel: (203) 622-4014; fax: (203) 622-1929.
Tuesday, March 15 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16 9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibitor List (partial)
American Bureau of Shipping
Atlantic Marine/Atlantic Drydock
Brown Nelson Public Relations
Canaveral Port Authority
Denholm Ship Management
Det Norske Veritas
International SOS Assistance
National Association of Marine Surveyors
National Response Corp.
Nautical Management Systems
Newport News Shipbuilding
Shipping '94 Conference Sessions • Tues., March 15
MORNING SESSION: "The Costs - Does Quality Pay?"
Speakers include: William A. Crawford, Star
Shipping, president of CMA; James R.
Lawrence, president, Intl. Mrktg. Strategies;
Philip J. Loree, chairman, FACS; Richard
Quegan, gen. mgr., Texaco; RAdm. A.E. Henn, chief, Office of Marine Safety, Security and Envi- ronmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard.
AFTERNOON SESSION: "The Benefits - What
Speakers include: Frank Iarossi, chairman,
ABS; Bo Wahlloff, president, International
Union of Marine Insurance; Andreas Ugland, chairman, The Ugland Group and
Awards Dinner—Commodore Award Recipi- ent: Thomas E. Moran, chairman, Moran Tow- ing Corp. •Weds., March 16
MORNING SESSION: "The Proof - Where Has Quality Paid?"
Speakers Include: Arlie Sterling, president,
Marsoft, Inc.; Lars Carlsson, president,
Concordia AB, Sweden, charterer; Robert
Wellner, president, International Marine Carri- ers, owner.
AFTERNOON SESSION: The Risks - The
Threat of Ignoring Quality. Speakers Include:
Richard W. J. Schiferli, deputy secretary, Paris
Memorandum on Port State Control, Nether- lands; Guy Morel, pres., MC Shipping.
Cable & Wireless (Marine) Ltd. Orders
Cableship From Kvaerner
Cable & Wireless (Marine) Ltd.'s new cableship from Kvaerner.
Cable & Wireless (Marine) Ltd. ordered a cableship from Kvaerner Masa-Yards for a re- ported value of $71 million.
The new generation of cable laying ship was developed especially for the fiberoptic subma- rine cable market. The diesel-electric vessel will be fitted with a dynamic positioning system, and feature accommodations for 80 in single berth cabins. The ship will measure 467 feet (142.4 m) long, with a 79-foot (24 m) breadth and a 27-foot (8.3 m) draft. Cable & Wireless (Marine) Ltd. of
Chelmsford, England, is a leading operator of cableships around the world. The company currently operates an existing fleet of nine spe- cialized laying, maintenance and survey vessels based in different locations.
In 1992, Kvaerner Masa-Yards won a con- tract for two cable maintenance vessels from
International Cableship Pte. Ltd. of Singapore, and in 1990 the yard delivered another cable ship for the United Arab Emirates Telecommu- nications company. For additional information on the shipbuilding capabilities of Kvaerner
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Simulation Training And Research
Center To Open In Seattle In April
West Coast and Alaskan mariners can upgrade their piloting skills and knowledge at the the STAR Center Seattle simulation training facility, set to open in April 1994.
The West Coast's first commercial ship simu- lation training facility will begin operations in
Seattle this April. STAR (Simulation Training
And Research) Center Seattle will be equipped to serve up to 1,000 mariners per year.
The Seattle facility will feature two full mis- sion, visual simulation bridges, as well as a suite of navigational radar/ARPA simulators. Each bridge will be created as an authentic wheel- house, equipped with radar/ARPA, a steering stand with autopilot, communication systems and navigational instruments. Clearly visible through the wheelhouse windows, via computer- generated imagery, will be land, shore struc- tures, buoys, channel markers, tugs and passing ships. Both bridge simulators will have debrief- ing theaters. Together, instructors and trainees will review simulation exercises that can include mechanical and engine failures, high winds,etc.
STAR Center Seattle will provide both training and operations research services to the West
Coast and Alaskan maritime communities. For more information on STAR Center Seattle,
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