Adm. Watson Kicks Off N.Y./N.J. Propeller Club Year

Monday, January 10, 2011
Photo courtesy Morgan Marketing & Communications

Rear Admiral James Watson, the United States Coast Guard’s Deputy Commander for the Atlantic Area, will kick off the membership year of the Propeller Club Chapter of New York/New Jersey on February 3rd with a presentation designed to inform the attendees about changes and initiatives on the horizon for the region.  The meeting will run from 5-7PM at the Harvard Club (27 W. 44th St., NY, NY) and will include a reception.  The cost to attend is only $25 for members and $50 for non-members.

Rear Admiral James Watson assumed duties as Deputy Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command in April 2010. Prior to that, he had served as Atlantic Area’s first Director of Operations, with operational assets that include 147 cutters, 97 aircraft and 1,106 boats in 26 Sectors east of the Rocky Mountains.

Rear Admiral Watson was promoted to flag rank in 2007. His first flag assignment was Director of Prevention Policy for Marine Safety, Security and Stewardship, Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington DC where he was responsible for Waterways Management, Boating Safety, Commercial Vessel Safety and Security, Ports and Cargo Safety and Security, Maritime Investigations, and Quality Traveling Inspectors.

The Propeller Club Chapter of New York/New Jersey welcomes all members of the maritime industry to join.  Its primary purpose is to provide a forum for industry leaders to exchange information and ideas, and to further education of students in maritime schools.  Now in its second year of rebuilding the chapter, it now boasts 135 members.  In 2010 it hosted a fundraiser for the New York Harbor School.
 

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

Australia Approves Adani's $16 bln Carmichael Coal Project

The Australian government on Monday approved Indian firm Adani Mining Pty Ltd's controversial A$16.5 billion ($15.5 billion) Carmichael coal and rail project in Queensland,

Tanker with Iraqi Kurdish Oil Anchors off Texas Port

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast

BOEM to Gather Data on Potential Oil & Gas Areas

As part of its commitment to a regionally tailored approach to safe and responsible domestic energy production, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

People in the News

Panama's Alfonso Castillero Moves to Liberian Registry

The Liberian Registry informs that Alfonso Castillero, former Director-General of the Panama Registry, has joined their organization as Vice-President. Castillero

Costa Concordia Arrives Genoa for Demolition

Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary TITAN Salvage and project partner Micoperi has confirmed that the Costa Concordia – the Concordia-class cruise ship that wrecked off Giglio Island,

Danish Bunker Trader Joins GAC in London

GAC Bunker Fuels says it has appointed former GAC Denmark Shipping Assistant Ida Ryberg as a Bunker Trader with its UK team. Ryberg joins Andy Boichat and Resham

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1251 sec (8 req/sec)