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The M.I.C.A. Board of Directors cordially invites all in the maritime industry to attend the Annual Holiday Luncheon. 

***Online registration only --- payment can be by check or credit card.

Date:             Friday, December 1, 2017
Time:             11:45 -12:45 P.M. – open bar cocktail reception, 12:45 P.M. – luncheon with cash bar service
Location:       Battery Park Gardens Restaurant, 1 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004
Payment and Registration Information:
Entrance to the cocktail reception or the lunch is $90.00 per person.   Payment can be made by check or credit card.

Registration must be made online by visiting www.micains.org. Follow the directions and indicate whether payment is by check or credit card. If you are paying by check, you must register online first and then send your check made payable to MICA to M.I.C.A., P.O. Box 1824, New York, NY 10150. Please indicate on the check that payment is for “Annual Holiday Luncheon.”

Your registration and accompanying payment must be received no later than Tuesday, November 28.

If you have any questions, please contact Board Member Eileen Monreale at emonreale@aimu.org or Chairman Peter Scrobe at Peter.Scrobe@starrcompanies.com.


Ancient Shipwrecks and Rights of Treasure Salvage

WEDNESDAY, December 6

6:00 - 8:00 PM

New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

INFO: Join the New York City Bar for a presentation on ancient shipwrecks and the legal challenges involved in protecting underwater archaeological sites and sunken treasure from looting.This presentation promises to be fascinating both to the lawyer, for its interesting legal issues, and to the layman, for its historical and archeological interest.

SPEAKER: James A. Goold, Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP

FEE: Free for Members, $15 for non-members



Navigating the Port of New York/New Jersey. View the presentations from our speakers for the evening:

Vincent T. Pica II of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary— COLREGs in 15 Minutes …
Navigating The Waterways

Jason Hobson LCDR of the US Coast Guard Safety & Security Industry Training Program

Elise Avallon of NAMEPA— Marine Debris and MARPOL Annex V


Mega Container Ship Casualties:

“Houston... We Have a Problem” -John Crotty, Swiss Re America Holding Corporation

“18,000 and Growing…” - Andrew Tsukamoto, Maersk

"The Potential Environmental Issues Associated with Large Container Ship Casualties” - Lawrence Malizzi, Matrix New World Engineering Inc

"The Challenges of Mega-Ship Salving” - Paul Hankins, Donjon Marine Co., Inc

“Bigger, Wider, Heavier” - Peter Townsend – Director, Head of London Marine, Swiss Re Services Ltd London; Chairman, London Market Joint Hull Committee