Maritime experts converge for biennial event
Exchange ideas, expand your knowledge, and debate with maritime experts during an important three-day event for the salvage and marine firefighting community.
Scheduled for September 9-12, 2013 at the Key Bridge Marriott, the National Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo is jointly produced by the American Salvage Association and Marine Log.
Weathering the Storm
The theme for this year’s conference is “Weathering the Storm.” Topics and speakers will include:
Becoming an exhibitor
* Activating the VRP
Matt Hahne, Dir., Regulatory Affairs, Resolve Marine Group
Michael Minogue, CEO/President, ECM Maritime Services, LLC
LT John Peterson, USCG, Of?ce of Commercial Vessel Compliance
Frank J. Gonynor, Esq., Sr. Claims Advisor, Gard
* Environmental salvage
John Witte, Jr., Executive VP, Donjon Marine Co., Inc.
Charles Anderson, Sr. VP, Skuld North America
* Incident management during salvage operations
Capt. Thomas W. Hudson, MNI, Operations Superintendent, Tankers, Mitsui O.S.K. Bulk Shipping (USA) Inc.
Adrian Goodger, Dir. & Sr. Partner, Samuel Stewart & Co.
CAPT Peter Gautier, Commanding Of?cer—Sector New Orleans, USCG
Johan Henriksson, Sr. Mgr., Gard
Capt. Tom Neumann, President/Sr. Response Mgr., The Meredith Management Group, Inc.
* And much more…
The training seminar on day three will discuss managing stakeholders’ expectations in a salvage response operation. It will also include a highly interactive tabletop exercise.