The Marine Preventive Maintenance Seminar to be held at the Vista International Hotel in New York City on October 28 this year will feature an impressive slate of speakers and panelists. The one-day seminar will explore the managerial and financial evaluation of preventive maintenance expenditures and their relationship to utilization of assets and the effect on the "bottom line." The speakers and panelists will discuss the critical decision-making making path leading up to the formulation of a corporate preventive maintenance philosophy and resultant expenditures. In addition, there will be a panel session that will examine the systems and techniques currently available for condition monitoring.
This panel discussion will be moderated by Prof. Aaron Kramer of the Engineering Department of SUNY Maritime College.
Speakers at the seminar will include the following: Dean Chimples, president, M e g a s y s t e m s, Inc.; Henry Christie, chief mechanical officer, The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad; Frank Owens, director of engineering and m a i n t e n a n c e , Trans World Airlines; Alfred R. Philbrick, general manager, Marine Division, Reynolds Metals Company; Roger H. Rotondi, business manager— ferrography, Foxboro Analytical ; Sy Steigelfest, plant engineering manager, The Scott Paper Company; and Bob Wallace, president, Industrial Analyzing Corporation.
The registration fee for the seminar is $225, which includes luncheon and copies of all materials.
For additional information and advance registration, contact Bill Pankow at Meeting Resources, Inc., 32 Broadway, New York, N.Y.; telephone (212) 425- 4345.
, which includes attendance at all sessions, lunch, and copies of all papers. Further information and advance registrations can be obtained by calling Bill Pankow at (212) 425-4345 or by writing to Meeting Resources, Inc., 32 Broadwav, New York, N.Y. 10004
The Gibbons Bill that would ban ships built or repaired with foreign subsidies from U.S. ports unless they paid subsidy refunds, was a major topic of discussion at the South Atlantic and Caribbean Ports Association spring meeting in Port Everglades. While the bill is intended to allow U.S. shipyards to
to report on activities within the U.S. Congress aimed at shoring up security in the Nation's ports and maritime areas. At present the main port security bill is S. 1214, the Port and Maritime Security Act of 2001, introduced by Senator Ernest F. Hollings, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science
& Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA), WRDA was passed in the Senate. Among its many provisions, the WRDA bill contains a number of critically important elements related to the funding of inland waterways lock and dam infrastructure. Of particular interest
On January 17, 2014, Congress averted another government shutdown with a “just in time” delivery of an Omnibus Appropriations bill. Thankfully, some good news for the inland waterways also has arrived; Just in Time! The recent Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, or Omnibus bill, has brought a healthy
Bills to combat foreign shipbuilding subsidies and to impose access fees on users of the Federal Maritime Commission's computerized shipping rate-filing system were approved recently by the House's tax-writing committee. Action on the foreign shipbuilding subsidy bill is intended to send a message
be transmitted to the municipality in which the boat is permanently or principally docked." NEW YORK: N Y. Senator Nicholas A. Spano introduced Senate Bill 6529, which would legalize casino gaming in the Catskill region of the state, casino gaming on vessels navigating the state waters and waterways
The House of Representatives recently passed the Marine Machinery Association's amendment to the FY89 Department of Defense Authorization bill requiring that critical spare parts for ships meet the same qualification standards and quality control levels as the originals. As originally drafted
NAVY PROGRAM OFFERS BILLIONS IN SALES OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPLIERS The U.S. Navy has clearly become the dominant customer for marine suppliers and shipyards in this country. While the pace of new projects has slowed, Navy continues to provide a flow of new business op- portunities for shipbuilders
of the Capital Development Plan (CDP), was passed by a vote 91-7 in the Senate. As MarineNews was going to press, President Obama finally signed the bill into law. The conference agreement had passed the House on May 20 by an overwhelming 412-4 vote. The bill contains four key elements of the Capital
of drift nets, which can be 40 miles in length and which have been banned by most countries for indiscriminately killing fish, mammals and birds. Two bills before Congress would force the U.S. to impose broad trade sanctions against countries that do not abide by the United Nations deadline calling
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, was appointed Vice President al Institute presented its Connie Award as SVP of Business Development and of Academics. Chief Engineer Ray to William J. “Bill” Shea, CEO of Di- Innovations Learning Practice Lead Blanchet serves as the Vice President of rect ChassisLink. J. Christopher Lytle, and SVP of
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supports a “carbon pollu- gle one of us.” ment and forestation. tion fee” on “up-stream, large-scale O’Rourke does not speci? cally men- In his ? rst bill to Congress O’Rourke polluters.” That revenue would be re- tion offshore wind, but such projects would “mobilize” $5 trillion, over 10 invested
. America.” tative actions. His example of popular • A carbon fee starting at $40/ton, Castro plans a 100 percent clean-ener- thinking: “I can’t pay my bills. The with regular increases up to $100/ton. gy economy. Some ideas: penguins will have to wait.” More • New nuclear power generation. • “Direct”
actionable outcomes for improving op- analysts an entire day or more to scrub ? aws. If we focus on the creation of a parties engaged in the process. Bill of Lading document as an example, erations. But often, shipping companies data by removing super? uous informa- This granular data can be leveraged
? nally published its Notice of Funding tation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Availability (NOFA) on June 18, with appropriations bill under Senate consideration would applications due on September 16. provide $1 billion for the BUILD Transportation grants Similarly, port stakeholders
man at Maersk’s U.S. subsidiary. LESSONS LEARNED Hence, it is probably no accident that “Build it and they will come” does fourteen ocean carriers offer bills of not apply when it comes to shortsea lading with RMT as the ? nal destina- shipping. Rather, and as the concept tion or point of origin for cargo
of ity delivers more consumers on board, and this revenue the Arctic and Antarctic is due to the surge in popular- course. Cruising isn’t cheap so high bills for posting goes towards funding the high levels of capacity that ‘Cruising in the Cloud’ continued on page 43 40 Maritime Reporter & Engineering
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East Coast (including Savannah, Cam- land in the Midwest, can be trucked or railed with through den, NJ and New Haven, CT) and into the U.S. Gulf (Houston bills of lading, through Fednav’s major hub in Montreal. Sep- and Mobile, AL). Clipper is the part owner of a steel terminal arately, Spliethoff runs cargo
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restrictions with- ine developments in terminal interfaces, The new plan will be presented at our concerns. out scienti? c justi? cation. The issue is billing systems and the Internet, while annual conference following ? nal ap- due to be completed by 2021. Interferry a major insurance company is unveil-
charterer by third parties for the carriage ters or contracts of affreightment to time of their cargo. Such liens are routinely charters to negotiable bills of lading (not enforced. to mention the more complex arrange- A lien against sub-freights is materi- ments that one often sees for container ally
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would be popular is not ground-breaking of course. improve the connectivity services they offer, providing an even Cruising isn’t cheap so high bills for posting photos of your holi- more attractive offering which will attract even more users will- day to social media are particularly unwelcome.
?t about a 74 million dollar project in total. We would hope to get that we have as a state agency is that we have the ability to request that (into a bill) as soon as we get the chief’s report and every- capital dollars in the governor’s budget. We also have the ability thing is authorized to go,” said
fer bills of lading with RMT as the ?nal destination or point of barged, there may well be a truck component, in the form of dray- origin for cargo. The Richmond terminal also coordinates with age costs and waiting time around a terminal. These can substan- Columbia Coastal Barge, a long established
2019 Connie Awards of marine related experience, having Commissioners has selected Wei Chi to lead the Finance Division at the nation’s William J. “Bill” Shea, Jr., Chief Ex- most recently served as the Compli- second-busiest seaport. Chi returns to ecutive Of? cer of Direct ChassisLink ance Director
than one-quarter methods. following issues: According to the MarTID 2019 survey, • Understanding the difference be- report that their employers foot the bill. more than 33% of responding METIs tween experience and competence operate more than one campus, and re- • Shifting cultural norms spondents spanned
wind in their next energy awards-windserve-marine-? rst-u-s-offs.) Lands Act applies to a wind farm project list. Finally, encourage Congress to sup- bill. And, prices are coming down to Forward-thinking yards like Blount as compared to an oil and gas project. port an extension of the PTC or Invest- levels
for the United States illnesses prior to arrival. Operators are cough accompanied by bloody sputum, isfactory sanitary measures have been to obtain a bill of health from the US required to report not just persons on respiratory distress, or a temperature of completed. The owner of the ship nor- consular
for promoting environmental related services and providing guidance in support of international, national and regional marine environmental regulations. Bill’s previous experience includes Product Line Manager for the BALPURE BWMS manufactured by De Nora Water Technologies. Global Ballast Water Treatment TRENDING