Morial Convention Center News

26 Nov 2018

Metal Shark to Showcase New Products in New Orleans

Photo: Metal Shark Boats

Shipbuilder Metal Shark will be showcasing an array of new products and technology at this year’s International Workboat Show in New Orleans.Perhaps most notably, Metal Shark has selected this year’s Workboat Show to give the public it’s first look at the U.S. Navy’s newest patrol boat, the imposing “40 PB.”“In 2016, the Navy’s PBX Industry Day was one of most talked-about events of the Workboat Show,” said Stickles. “At last year’s show, the award of the contract to Metal Shark following the Navy’s multi-year selection process had just been announced…

20 Sep 2016

Miller to Showcase Welding Solutions at International WorkBoat Show

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Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is showcasing welding equipment technologies to enhance quality, productivity and cost savings in the shipbuilding industry during the International WorkBoat Show at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 30 to December 2. Miller will be located at booth 3141, where visitors can view products, experience live welding demonstrations and speak with Miller representatives who can answer product and welding questions. Hobart will also be displaying its filler metals for shipbuilding applications alongside Miller.

19 Feb 2016

Excellence in Partnering Award for "Atlantic Canyons" Team

These fourteen science crew members from a 2012 excursion for the Atlantic Canyons study are some of the 51 who will be recognized with the NOPP award. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OERBOEM

The National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) will present the 2015 Excellence in Partnering Award to 17 organizations involved in the Atlantic Canyons study during Ocean Sciences 2016 in New Orleans. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday,  February 23, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (CST) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 223. This multi-year effort leveraged the resources of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research…

20 Nov 2015

Helm Announces Maintenance & Compliance Release

In line with the Subchapter M waterways rules which are due to come into effect in 2016, Helm Operations will introduce the full capability of it’s latest Maintenance and Compliance solution, Helm CONNECT, at this year’s International Workboat Show (IWS). As in previous years, the crew at Helm will offer another fun challenge to delegates to “get fixed up”, in order to gain insight into the seamless operation of the Maintenance feature. IWS is North America’s largest commercial marine trade show and conference.

08 Oct 2015

New Orleans Port to Host Maritime Workforce Summit

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Designed to expand awareness of the economic impact of commerce on the Lower Mississippi River and highlight career opportunities and pathways, the Summit will feature an array of speakers from industry and academia, along with a panel discussion on how industry can collaborate with educators to fulfill current and future workforce opportunities. “This Summit is designed to educate community stakeholders of the economic impact of trade, transportation and logistics throughout…

03 Dec 2012

MTU Series 4000 Engine at Workboat Show

The MTU 8V 4000 M54 Ironmen commercial marine engine.

Upgraded MTU 8V 4000 is world’s first EPA Tier 3 commercial marine engine in its class. Continuing its long tradition of reliable and efficient commercial marine power and propulsion systems, Tognum will display its upgraded MTU 8V 4000 M54 Ironmen workboat engine—the world’s first EPA Tier 3 solution in its class—at the International Workboat Show, booth 2601, Hall C, in the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Dec. 5-7, 2012. Designed for compliance with U.S. EPA Tier 3 emissions regulations without the use of exhaust aftertreatment…

28 Nov 2012

Upgraded MTU Engine to Display at IWB Show 2012

MTU Series 4000 Engine: Photo credit Tognum

Tognum to showcase its upgraded MTU 8V 4000 engine, world's first EPA Tier 3 commercial marine engine in its class. Tognum will display its upgraded MTU 8V 4000 M54 Ironmen workboat engine—the world’s first EPA Tier 3 solution in its class—at the International Workboat Show, booth 2601, Hall C, in the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Dec. 5-7, 2012. Designed for compliance with U.S. EPA Tier 3 emissions regulations without the use of exhaust aftertreatment, the upgraded MTU Series 4000 Ironmen commercial marine engines will be available in 2013 with 8…

25 Aug 2003

Fast Car Ferry Panel to Address WorkBoat Show

and current projects underway at the International WorkBoat Show. Center, New Orleans, LA, Thursday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm. In an effort to relieve clogged highways and bad air in U.S. transportation. services. WorkBoat magazine.

20 Aug 2003

VT Halter Marine CEO to Address WorkBoat Show

Ret. Gen. Boyd "Butch" E. will deliver a keynote address at the International WorkBoat Show. Mr. King will speak at the Ernest N. Dec. 3, at 12:30 p.m. going vessels. A retired Brigadier General who served in the U.S. years, Mr. January 2003. Mr. within a very short period of time. the current health of VT Halter Marine's U.S. technology and his vision for the future. Coast, we anticipate that Mr. industry in 2004" said David Krapf, editor of WorkBoat magazine. regulations, finance, and marine management issues.

21 Nov 2001

Maritime Port Security To Be Addressed at International WorkBoat Show

With homeland security becoming more critical in recent months, the 24th annual International WorkBoat Show, to be held November 28-30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, will host a special security panel entitled "The Changed Waterfront of Maritime Port Security," as part of the event's comprehensive conference program. The panel, to be held on Thursday, November 29, at 2 p.m., will feature experts from the U.S. Coast Guard, Port of New Orleans, as well as fire and safety personnel addressing critical issues of port security. "The issues discussed by this distinguished panel will have relevance to any port in the United States…

30 Jan 2004

New Orleans Prepares for UI 2004

New People, New Products, New Perspectives....... New Orleans! The International Conference for Commercial Diving, Underwater Operations, Marine Contractors, ROVs, AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Support Vessels, Marine Equipment and Suppliers will get underway at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., in February. A day of Tutorials is scheduled for Monday, February 16 followed by the opening of Exhibits and Technical Presentations beginning Tuesday, Feb 17 and continuing through Thursday, Feb 19. For more information and for Registration Forms, go to www.underwaterintervention.com

11 Apr 2002

New Oceanology Show Set for 2003

Following the success of Oceanology International in London in March, the marine science and ocean technology industries will now turn their attention to OI Americas. OI Americas, the Second Joint Ocean Forum, will be held at the Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, June 4-6, 2003. The Americas account for 29% of the world's $747bn marine market (source: Westwood, Parsons, Rowley, Global Ocean Markets, January 2002). Established in 2001, OI Americas made a promising debut in Miami, attracting 350 exhibitors and 3300 visitors.. The move to New Orleans takes the Show straight to the heart of the U.S. offshore oil industry, close to survey, charting and mapping companies.

06 Dec 2000

Tidewater CEO to Address WorkBoat Show

William C. O’Malley, President and CEO of Tidewater Inc., will provide the keynote address at the International WorkBoat Show, being held at the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Dec. 6 to 8. Tidewater Inc., headquartered in New Orleans, operates the largest workboat fleet in the world. O’Malley’s appearance, sponsored by Halter Marine, will take place on Thursday, December 7 at 12:30pm. He will address the opportunities and challenges facing his industry in the new millennium. Tidewater’s fleet has served the oil and gas industry for more than 40 years. In addition to the keynote, a full conference program will take place throughout the show, featuring sessions on gear, regulations, finance, and management issues confronting the workboat industry.

13 Jan 2003

Sea Technology:Underwater Intervention 2003 Set for New Orleans

Dubbed "the most important three days for Underwater Contracting," Underwater Intervention is slated to convene from February 10-12 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. With a full and diverse technical program and an impressive roster of exhibitors from around the globe, UI '03 seems to be on track to fulfil this claim. New Orleans is historically a favorite venue for Underwater Intervention, and in fact the exhibition is scheduled to be held in New Orleans through 2010. The spacious Convention Center provides enough floor space for over 250 exhibit booths. For the 10th consecutive year Underwater Intervention is co-sponsored by the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology Society and the Association of Diving Contractors International, Inc.

12 Mar 2003

Oceanology International to be Held in New Orleans

The premier Oceanology International Americas 2003 Exhibition/The Oceanography Society Ocean (OI) Conference will be held inn New Orleans, La., at the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center on June 4-6. Organized by Spearhead Exhibitions Ltd., OI is part of the second "Americas" version of Oceanology International. This year, the event features an exciting integration of Spearhead’s exhibition expertise and the technical reputation of The Oceanography Society, combining the best of both, featuring marine science, technology, operational oceanography, policy, and education as well as special events. Co-chairing the event is Dr. Richard W. Spinrad (technical director, Office of the Oceanographer of the U.S. Navy) and Dr. Timothy K.

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