The 2003 National Maritime Salvage Conference, sponsored by American Salvage Association (ASA), will take place September 9-11 at the Marriott Crystal City in Crystal City, Va.
The first day of the conference, September 9, will offer a training seminar focusing on Salvage Contracting, a Mock LOF (Lloyds Open Form
) Arbitration Proceeding, and a complete discussion of Salvage Plans.
The conference program for September 10-11 will include discussion of Maritime Security, Wreck Removal, Contracting, U.S. Salvage Regulations and the International View of the Salvage Industry, Training, Marine Casualty Response at the World Trade Center
, Responder Immunity, Salvage and the Environment, Incident Command Structure (ICS), Fire-fighting, and more.
Speakers will include RADM Larry Hereth, Director of Port Security
, U.S. Coast Guard; RADM Richard Bennis, USCG (Ret.), Associate Under Secretary for Maritime and Land Security, Transportation Security Administration; and CAPT James Wilkins, Supervisor of Salvage for the U.S. Navy, among others.