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Ship Repair & Conversion '93

Following the success of last year's ship maintenance conference exhibit, Ship Repair & Conversion '93 returns to Olympia 2 London, England, November 9-10, 1993.

Ship Repair & Conversion '93 is the major international meeting dedicated to the shiprepair, conversion and maintenance industry.

More than 79 shiprepair yards are expected to attend this year's conference. The main message from previous conferences was that the industry has yet to experience the resulting increase in trade as governments and international regulatory bodies strive to make the world's fleets safer and better maintained. This will inevitably add to the core business the shiprepair industry presently receives from an ever-aging global merchant fleet. For more information, contact: John Gwynn- Jones, Director, BML Business Meetings Limited, 2 Station Road, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1QP, England, tel: +44 923 776363; fax: +44 923 777206.

For the first time ever, there will be a major U.S. presence at the Ship Repair & Conversion '93 show. A pavilion will be organized in conjunction with the Shipbuilders Council of America, and a number of U.S. shipyards will be represented, including (note: list current at press time): Atlantic Marine, Inc.

BethShip-Sparrows Point Yard Avondale Industries, Inc.

Metro Machine Corporation Newport News Shipbuilding Norshipco Southwest Marine, Inc. Marine Hydraulics International, Inc. Jamestown Metal Marine Sales, Inc. Hopeman Brothers, Inc.

Teleflex Incorporated Schedule of Events: Tuesday, November 9: Session 1: The Industry • The Future And Competitive Edge Of The Repair Industry In Singapore: Tong Chong Heong, vice president ASMI & executive director Keppel, Singapore • Hong Kong's Shiprepair Industry Now And After 1997: Yang Shi Lan, deputy managing director, Yiu Lian Dockyards, Hong Kong • The U.S. Shiprepair Industry - A Need For International Market Penetration: Bob Leber, director shiprepair, Newport News Shipbuilding & Engineering, USA Session 2: Operations • Introduction Of Planned Maintenance Systems Onboard Managed Tonnage: Lock Parker, group technical executive, Acomarit, Geneva • Operating Older Tonnage In A Hostile Environment: Peter Harrap, chief engineer superintendent, BP Oil U.K. Ltd., U.K.

• Engine Repair Assistance By Satellite (Ship-To-Conference Demon- October, 1993 51 stration): Lars Brodje, maritime advisor, Inmarsat, London Session 3: Shipyards • Shipyard Development: Peter Meanley, director, Posford Duvivier, U.K.

• Shiprepair And ISO 9000: John De Rose, operations manager, Quality Services, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, U.K.

• Gas Safety In Repair Yards - People And Equipment: Karl-Peter Rohlssen, gas safety specialist, Ibeda GmbH, Germany • Getting Ready For Refit - A Shiprepairer's Point OfView: Richard Woodhead, chairman & chief executive, A&P Appladore (International), U.K.

Wednesday, November 10: Session 4: Surveys • Repair Versus Scrap: Heige Dag Tangen, vice president & chief representative U.K. & Ireland, Det Norske Veritas, U.K. • Vessel Inspections/Ship Approval: Gary Skipp, manager marine services, Texaco Marine Services, Texas • How Far Can A Ship's Structure Deteriorate Before It Is Impairable?: John Waite, principal naval architect, The Salvage Association, U.K.

• Extended Operational Studies: Tony Brondle, Aim Safety, U.K. • What Is An Enhanced Survey?: Bob Vienneau, vice president, ABS Europe Ltd., London • Owners' Survey - Shipyard Approval: (Speaker to be announced) Session 5: Conversions • Ship Conversion Contracts - The Key Clauses: Simon Curtis, partner, Watson, Farley & Williams, London • "Val de Loire" - The First Passenger/ Car Ferry To Meet The New SOLAS Regulations: Michael Maraval, new project department, Bretagne-Angleterre-Irelande SA (Brittany Ferries), France • Conversions Of The "Vinius" To The Latest SOLAS Requirements: Paul Ashcroft, managing director, Consultancy Services Northern Ltd., Liverpool Session 6: New Developments In Paints And Coatings A panel discussion with five of the world's leading suppliers: International - C.O. Anderson, business manager (Anti-Foulings) (Self-Polishing Anti-Foulings - A Scientific Approach) Hempels - Svend Johnson, deputy director, marine Sigma - Rodney Towers, marketing mgr. (Ballast Tank Problems) Jotun - Ragnar Jahr/Linda Diamond (Water Ballast Tank) Kansai Paint -1. Momiyama, general manager (R&D) (Third Generation Surface Tolerant Coatings)

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