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API 1994 Tanker Conference

Image - A Global Maritime Mission Juno 19-22, Pebble Beach, Calif. The American Petroleum Institute (API) 1994 Tanker Conference provides an opportunity for professionals and executives from major oil companies and independent shipping fleets, charterers, shipyards, ship brokers, financial institutions and international maritime agencies to keep up-to-date on new legislation and regulations and how they will affect maritime interests. C. J. Krambuhl, manufacturing, distribution and marketing director for the 1994 Tanker Conference, said of the show, "Our maritime world is changing rapidly. Keeping up-to-date on industry trends, governmental regulations and the changing perception of our business among the public at large is essential to success - both today and tomorrow. "Designed specifically to meet the needs of maritime executives, this conference presents valuable information on where our industry is today and perspectives on issues geared toward tomorrow's maritime leaders. In addition to its unparalleled educational sessions, the conference offers the opportunity...to make new acquaintances, renew previous ones and to enjoy the amenities at this year's stunning Pebble Beach, California site." Speakers at the sessions come from various industry sources such as Arco Marine, Inc., BP America, the Canadian Coast Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard and Chevron Shipping Company. Topics to be discussed include: • "The Current View from Washington," a review of the legislative agenda for the year highlighting key issues affecting maritime industry; • "Port State Control: Is It Worth the Efforts?", a view from the Canadian Coast Guard; • "Preventing Air Pollution From Ships - An International Update"', • "Tanker Inspection - The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Sire Program," an outline of OCIMF's Ship Inspection Report Program and its impact on tanker by a power-assisted hydraulic system from any one of four positions in the wheelhouse. The second identical ferry, also being built at Ferguson's shipyard, is due to be delivered to Red Funnel later this year. There will then be 10 vehicle ferries operating on three routes to the Isle of Wight, nine of which will be propelled by Voith-Schneider propellers. For more information on Voith-Schneider, Circle 53 on Reader Service Card fleet quality and improved vessel safety; and, • "The Tanker Industry - Saint or Sinner," a session on overcoming and changing negative public perception of the tanker industry.

The API 1994 Tanker Conference also boasts an impressive social calendar, designed to give attendees and spouses the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of California's Monterey Peninsula, experience the area's outstanding resorts, unequaled golffacilities, and more.

For more information on the API 1994 Tanker Conference, contact API, Department 5160, Washington, D.C. 20061-5160, fax: (202) 682- 8222/8051.

 
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