CMA Education Awards Lunch

Thursday, September 21, 2017

12:00 Noon- 2:30 P.M.
The Water's Edge at Giovanni's, 2748 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820

Info: Education Awards Luncheon featuring a panel of CMA Commodores:
                Jack Noonan
                Peter Evensen
                Morten Arntzen

Moderated by: Per Heidenreich
Presentation of the annual CMA Education Scholarship Awards to deserving students. 

Pricing: $50 for Members; $60 for Non-Members, includes an open bar.

RSVP: Call Lorraine at +1.203.406.0109 Ext 3717 for reservations or email: LParsons@marinemoney.com



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



Salute to maritime person of the year

Thursday, September 21, 2017

6:30 P.M. : Cocktails; 
7:30 P.M. : Dinner & Program

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, 86 River Place, New York, NY 10036

Info: Join us as we honor Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President & CEO of ABS as Maritime Person of the Year!
RSVP: Please register via link below or, for more information, please contact Linda Noonan at 508-830-5038 or lnoonan@maritime.edu
Pricing: Individual- $1,000; Follow link below for Sponsorship info.


BIMCO & Blank Rome SHIPTERM Seminar

Thursday, September 28, 2017

4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.: Panel Discussion; 
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.: Networking Reception

Blank Rome, The Chryser Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174

Info: The panelists will introduce and explain SHIPTERM and discussion will be invited with the audience on aspects such as the indicative/non-binding nature of the term sheet, issues relating to governing law and jurisdiction, and negative base rate scenarios and how these have been addressed. A general introduction will be made by BIMCO’s General Counsel Christian Hoppe, who will explain the background for the term sheet project and why BIMCO decided to develop a standard ship financing document.

Panelists: Francis Sarre, Compagnie Maritime Belge (chairperson of the subcommittee)
                Christopher Conway, Citi
                Klaus Vilstrup, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S
                Michael Vernell, Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Pricing: The seminar is free of charge and open to BIMCO members and non-members. Participants will receive a copy of the SHIPTERM booklet containing the standard term sheet and explanatory notes.


9th Annual New York Maritime Forum

Monday, October 2, 2017

The Metropolitan Club, One East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

Info: The New York Maritime Forum (NYMF) is both an investment and an industry conference with a double objective:
• To provide an interactive platform for investors, financiers, cargo owners and shipowners to discuss the latest developments in the global shipping and commodity markets, as well as in the financial and capital markets.

• To showcase and promote the role of New York as a hub for the global maritime community and attract more business to New York targeting a global industry audience.

The objective of the Forum is to enhance New York’s profile as a place of business to the global maritime industry and especially to global shipping firms and industry participants who do not reside in New York.


17th Annual port industry day: navigating a chancing industry

Monday, October 2, 2017

8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast;   9:00 AM: Conference;  12:30 PM: Luncheon & Networking

Liberty House in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

Info: The conference will focus on "Improving Port Operations", "Strengthening the Supply Chain", and "Rising to New Heights". Over 400 top decision-makers from every segment of the maritime and transportation industry attend this important annual event. 

Pricing: $175- Individual;  $800- Exhibit Table;  Sponsoring also available and varying levels


37th annual salute to the u.s. coast guard

Thursday, October 5, 2017

6:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Marriot Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Info: Join the Coast Guard Foundation for one of its longest standing traditions, as they honor brave Coast Guard members from around the country on this night. Please join us in recognizing these deserving individuals.

Honorees: Benjamin G. Bordelon, President & CEO, Bollinger Shipyards and United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Dinner Co-Chairs: Brendan J. Bouchard
, Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. and Brian Buckley McAllister, McAllister Towing

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Friday, October 6, 2017

New York Marriott Marquis, The Westside Ballroom on the 5th Floor, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Info: Cash Bar:  5:30 PM, followed by Dinner:  7:00 PM. Business Attire Appropriate. 

Pricing: Cocktail Reception & Dinner Cost is 175.00 per person. 

Please Register by: 12 Noon on September 26, 2017


6th Annual fleet optimization conference & exhibition

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Stamford Marriott Hotel, 243 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford, CT 06901

Info: The overall theme is practical technology solutions to operate ships and fleet more efficiently. For information on sponsorships and exhibits, please contact Frank Soccoli at fsoccoli@shippinginsight.com. 

Conference Chairman: Capt. Michael Wilson, President & COO (America), Laurin Maritime

Pricing: Early-bird Registration- $1,295 until September 15, 2017
   Full Conference Registration- $1,495


Annual dinner dance honoring man of the year

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Pierre Hotel, Two East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065

Honoree: Polys Hadjioannou, Chief Executive Officer, Safe Bulkers, Inc.

Individual- $400
            Young Professional- $200

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CMA Halloween happy hour

Thursday, October 26, 2017

6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. 
Sign of the Whale, 6 Harbor Point Rd, Stamford, CT 06902

Info: Sponsored by the CMA with the first drinks on us up to $1,000 total and appetizers too! Get in the spirit and dress for Halloween – there will be a Costume Contest and prizes! If not wearing a costume we ask for a $5 cash donation (for the CMA Education Foundation!) 

o RSVP necessary – All CMA Members in good standing are welcome


2017 Admiral's scholarship gala

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Mess Deck of Mass. Maritime, 101 Academy Drive, Bourne, MA 02532

Info: Join us for our annual on-campus extravaganza and support scholarships at MMA.  This year we are holding the event in the Mess Deck (no more dancing chandeliers!) so space will be limited.  Purchase your ticket today!