Marine is hosting a Ships Operations Cooperative Program on March 2-3 in Houston, Texas
SOCP’s agenda features guest speakers (invited) from American Bureau of Shipping
(ABS) and the Port of Houston Authority. The agenda will include a discussion panel that will specifically address maritime safety programs and their implementation within various maritime organizations. In addition, the meeting will include a presentation from ABS Nautical Systems LLC on Version 5 of their Improved Life-Cycle Management software, a presentation from VIDEOTEL on technologies and products that they offer designed to improve safety, and a presentation on Cellular Internet Connectivity Applications.
The agenda also provides for updates and discussions on projects such as the SOCP’s Mariner Administrative Card (MAC), ILO/IMO Mariner Credentialing Activities, Mariner Recruitment and Retention Activities, SOCP Maritime Training Resource Database, and more. Agenda details and information regarding logistics can be viewed at www.socp.org.