Robert Lowen

  • A PREVIEW The Second Annual National Maritime Show and Maritime America Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center on March 29-31, 1983.

    Over 90 manufacturers and suppliers of marine-related equipment will display their range of products and services at the Baltimore facility. The convention center provides 115,000 square feet of unobstructed space for exhibitors as well as 23 meeting rooms — all under one roof.

    The center is located in Baltimore's revitalized inner harbor.

    The area contains many restorations of buildings and is within convenient walking distance of restaurants, shopping areas, and major hotels.

    The show is organized by Industrial Presentations, Inc., of Houston, Texas, one of the major independent show management concerns in the U.S. The company is linked to the internationally renowned Europort Group which organizes shows such as Europort, Amsterdam; Asia Marine, Singapore; and Shipasia, Hong Kong.

    A three-day conference will coincide with the exhibition.

    Keynote speaker at the opening general session on the morning of Tuesday, March 29, will be Hon. George A. Sawyer, Assistant Secretary of the Navy- Shipbuilding and Logistics. This session on "How the Navy Buys Its Ships" will also be addressed by Stuart Adamson, vice president- technical marketing, Todd Pacific Shipyards; Timothy J.

    Colton. vice president-marketing, Pennsylvania Shipbuilding; and James M. Temenak, marketing manager-new construction, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company.

    Lead speaker and moderator at the afternoon general session on March 29 will be Edwin M. Hood, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America. Mr. Hood is retiring from that post effective June 30 this year. Other speakers at this session, titled "Outlook for Shipbuilding and Shipping," will include Harvey Fritter, vice president-regulatory affairs, Trans Freight Line, Inc.; and John Le Boflfe, president of INTSEA International Ltd.

    Concurrent sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 30. A morning session, "Propulsions and Fuels I," will hear papers by Eugene Pentimonti, vice president- engineering, American President Lines Ltd.; Dr. M.K. Eberle, assistant vice president-research and development, Sulzer Brothers; and Dr. Rolf Glasfeld, manager, Advanced Engineering Department, Quincy Shipbuilding Division, General Dynamics.

    The other morning session on March 30, "Business Outlook: Future Demand for U.S.-Flag Tonnage," will be addressed by Julian H. Singman, president, Maritime Institute for Research and Industrial Development (MIRAID) ; Peter Luciano, executive director, Transportation Institute ; and Robert Lowen, president, International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots.

    The "Propulsion and Fuels II" session on the a f t e r n o o n of March 30 will feature presentations by David Royle of Det norske Veritas, Oslo; Thomas N.

    Pratt, Engine Design Section, Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation; David N.

    McArthur, marine engineer, Skinner Engine Company; and Michael E. Berg, chief chemist, Ferrous Corporation.

    The parallel session on the afternoon of March 30 is titled "Business Outlook: Financing, Leasing and Insurance." Speakers will be Donald J. Andrews, vice president, Shipping Department, First Boston Corporation; Randee Day Ammon, vice president, Shipping Department, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company; Robert Lavinghouse, marine finance manager, Armco Industrial Credit Corporation; and Thomas A. Fain, president, American Institute of Marine Underwriters.

    One of the sessions on the morning of March 31 will be devoted to "Electronics: Communications and Ship Management." Speaking at this session will be Charles Dorian, director, international liaison for maritime services, COMSAT Corporation; James H. Keyte, materials management specialist, Sun Transport Inc.; John Dumbleton, deputy program manager, Office of Advanced Ship Operations, Maritime Administration; and Roger Drissel, senior engineer, ARINC Research Corporation.

    The other March 31 morning session is titled "Shipping Hazardous Cargoes." Addressing this session will be Timothy Berkell, v i c e president-fleet manager, Stolt-Nielsen, Inc.; Capt. A.E.

    Henn, USCG, chief, Marine Technical and Hazardous Materials Division, Office of Merchant Marine Safety; Sam V. Trachina, vice president, Great American Insurance Company; and a speaker to be announced from National Cargo Bureau, Inc.

    The conference will conclude with a single session on the afternoon of Thursday, March 31.

    Speakers on the topic "Electronics: Navigation and Shipboard Computers" will include Max Carpenter, special projects director, Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) ; Rear Adm. Richard A. Bauman, USCG, chief, Office of Navigation, U.S. Coast Guard; and Peter Ebbutt, president, Ocean Motions Company. Following this session conference delegates are invited on a tour of the MITAGS facilities at nearby Lithicum Heights, Md.

    NATIONAL MARITIME SHOW CONFERENCE PROGRAM* Tuesday, March 29, 9-11 a.m.

    "HOW THE NAVY BUYS ITS SHIPS" Hon. George A. Sawyer, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Shipbuilding and Logistics, keynote speaker.

    Stuart Adamson, VP-Technical Marketing, Todd Pacific Shipyards.

    Timothy J.V. Colton, Vice President- Marketing, P e n n s y l v a n ia Shipbuilding.

    James M. Temenak, Marketing Manager-New Construction, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.

    Tuesday, March 29, 2-4 p.m.

    "OUTLOOK FOR SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPPING" Edwin M. Hood, President, Shipbuilders Council of America.

    Harvey Fritter, VP-Regulatory Affairs, Trans-Freight Lines, Inc.

    John LeBoffe, President, INTSEA International, Inc., "Export Prospects for Smaller U.S. Shipyards." Wednesday, March 30, 10-12 a.m.

    "PROPULSION & FUELS I" Eugene Pentimonti, VP-Engineering, A m e r i c a n President Lines.

    Dr. M.K. Eberle, Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur, Switzerland.

    Dr. Rolf Glasfeld, Manager, Advanced Engineering Dept., Quincy Shipbuilding, Div. General Dynamics.

    Wednesday, March 30, 10-12 a.m.

    (concurrent session) "BUSINESS OUTLOOK: FUTURE DEMAND FOR U.S.-FLAG TONNAGE" Julian H. Singmar, President, Maritime Institute for Research and Industrial Development.

    Peter Luciano, Executive Director, Transportation Institution.

    Robert Lowen, President, Masters, Mates and Pilots.

    Wednesday, March 30, 2-4 p.m.

    "PROPULSION & FUELS II" David Royle, Det norske Veritas.

    Thomas N. Pratt, Engine Design Sect., Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corp.

    David N. McArthur, Marine Engineer, Skinner Engine Co.

    Dr. Michael E. Berg, Chief Chemist, Ferrous Corporation.

    Wednesday, March 30, 2-4 p.m.

    (concurrent session) "BUSINESS OUTLOOK: FINANCING, LEASING & INSURANCE" Donald J. Andrews, Vice President, Shipping Dept., First Boston Corp.

    Randee Day Ammon, Vice President, Shipping Dept., Morgan Guaranty Trust Company.

    Robert Lavinghouse, Marine Finance Manager, Armco Industrial Credit Corp.

    Thomas A. Fain, President, American Institute of Marine Underwriters.

    Thursday, March 31, 9-11 a.m.

    "ELECTRONICS: COMMUNICATIONS & SHIP MANAGEMENT" Capt. Charles Dorian, Int'l.

    Liaison for Maritime Services, COMSAT Corp.

    James H. Keyte, Materials Manager Specialist, Sun Transport Inc.

    John Dumbleton, Deputy Project Manager, Office Of Advanced Ship Operations MarAd.

    Roger Drissel, Senior Engineer, ARINC Research Corp.

    Thursday, March 31, 9-11 a.m.

    (concurrent session) "SHIPPING HAZARDOUS CARGOES" Timothy Berkell, Vice President, Fleet Manager, Stolt-Nielsen, Inc.

    Capt. A.E. Henn, USCG, Chief Marine Technical & Hazardous Materials Division, Office of Merchant Marine Safety.

    Sam V. Tranchina, Vice President, Great American Insurance Co.

    National Cargo Bureau (speaker to be announced).

    Thursday, March 31, 2-4 p.m.

    "ELECTRONICS: NAVIGATION & SHIPBOARD COMPUTERS" Max Carpenter, Special Projects Director, MITAGS.

    RADM. Richard A. Bauman, Chief, Office of Navigation, U.S.

    Coast Guard.

    Peter Ebbott, Ocean Motions Co.

    Tour of Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies.

  • Maritime Council, the NMC recently announced the addition of three key maritime industry leaders to its Board of Governors. These officials are Robert L. Leggett, president, Joint Mari- time Congress, Washington, D.C.; Capt. Robert J. Lowen, president, International Organization of Masters, Mates

  • The Company: With about 82 employees, Robert Allan Ltd. is Canada’s most senior consulting Naval Architectural firm, established in Vancouver, B.C. in 1930. The company has earned an international reputation for innovative, successful designs for a wide range of ships and has been a leader in creating

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  • ordered delivery of a 2,560-bhp ship-berthing tug from J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corporation of Tacoma, Wash. The new tug, designed by Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, is scheduled for completion in September 1989, and will be put into service docking ships in the Port of Honolul

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    distinguished professor at Maritime Webb College, recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Roland (Rollie) H. Webb is Senior Vice President, Robert Allan Business Publications Audit Teaching, Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, Ltd. He has more than 40 years of experience in

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