SUNY Maritime's 7th Annual Groundhog Day

press release
Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Global Business and Transportation Department’s Cutting Edge Issues in Shipping Conference.


 

It was a good day for New York City’s most famous groundhog, Staten Island Chuck.  Groundhog Day, 2012 proved to be an even better day for the more than 150 men and women from the international shipping community, along with hundreds of SUNY Maritime College students, who  attended the 2012 SUNY Maritime College Cutting-Edge Issues in Shipping held on the SUNY Maritime College campus in Throggs Neck, the Bronx, New York City.

 

“There was an Intellectual smorgasbord of shipping industry information,” said Dr. Larry Howard, Chairman of the SUNY Maritime College Global Business and Transportation Department (GBAT), in discussing  this year’s 7th annual  Conference on Cutting-Edge Issues in Shipping.  “Alumni, industry professionals, interested observers such as the Cypriot Consul in New York for Maritime Affairs, faculty and students attended, each drinking from the rich data stream of presentations,” noted Dr. Howard.

 

The presenters at the Groundhog Day Event, along with links (in bold blue font) to their presentation materials, are described below:

 

  • Alan Favicchio, Project Director at UTC, "US Ex-Im Bank Financed Project/Employing Maritime Graduates as PR-17 Compensatory Waivers."
  • James Maloney, Esq. ( SUNY Maritime College, ’80), a maritime lawyer and teacher, "The Unfair Exclusion of Marine Insureds from New York’s 2008 Legislative Reform”
  • Matt Doherty (SUNY Maritime College, ’81), Keynote Speaker, Chartering Manager at Genco Ship Management, LLC in New York City.  Mr. Doherty is responsible for all chartering activities for a fleet of sixty plus bulk carriers. His keynote address was entitled “Evolution of the Modern Shipping Company.”
  • North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) Panel:

Carleen Lyden-Kluss - Co-Founder/Executive Director
Christopher Bastis — CEO Seagroup and NAMEPA Director
David J. Dolan -- HSQE Compliance Director Roymar Ship Management
Dr. Allison Tuttle - Chief Veterinarian - Sea Research Foundation

Huaping Yang (SUNY Maritime College,’09), Chartering Broker at ICAP Shipping, “Today’s Panamax Market.”

Fulbright Scholar Janis Schulmeisters, Esq. (SUNY Maritime College,  ’59), Lecturer in Law at SUNY Maritime for the Global Business & Transportation Dept., “Proximate Cause and Seaman’s Rights.”
 

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