Council of Marine Carriers: Tugboat Industry Conference
Tugboat Industry 2017 Conference: The State of the Industry in 2017
June 1 to 3, 2017 -- Whistler, BC
Session One: Relationship with the Wider Industry
Shipping Trends and Tug Requirements -- Robert Lewis-Manning, Chamber of Shipping
DSIP - Past, Present & Future -- a Classification Perspective -- Ben Thompson, Lloyd's Register Marine & Offshore
Safety Management Systems: What, Where and How -- Bob Beadell, Invicta Marine Ltd.
Session Two: Expanding the Partnership
Pilotage Issues Along the Coast: the Waiver System -- Kevin Obermeyer, Pacific Pilotage Authority
Panel Session on Expanding the Partnership: Moderator Captain Stephen Brown will lead a discussion with Michael Davies (Kinder Morgan), Eric Butler (Chevron), Captain Robin Stewart (BC Coast Pilots) and Michael Lowry (Western Canada Marine Response Corporation)
Session Three: Industry Support
Escort & Rescue Tugs: Designing for the Future Needs of the BC Coast -- Mike Phillips, Robert Allan Ltd.
Marine Claims and Underwriting -- Ben Harris, London Shipowners Club
Session Four: The Broader Horizon
Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee Viewpoint -- Captain John Veentjer, Marine Exchange of Puget Sound
Transport Canada overview of Canada's Ocean Protection Plan -- Yvette Myers, Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security
Canada's Ocean Protection Plan from the CCG Perspective -- Brian Wootton, Canadian Coast Guard
CMC/B.C. Tugboat Industry Golf Tournament
Legacy Award Presentation to Captain Joe Gosse
Exhibitors Cocktail Party
Evening Reception, Gala, Dinner, Entertainment and Casino
Thanks to our sponsors!
Bracewell Marine Group Ltd.
Island Tug and Barge Ltd.
Mercury Launch & Tug Ltd.
Port of Vancouver
SAAM SMIT Towage Canada
ABS Americas Division
Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP
Allied Shipbuilders Ltd.
British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
Chamber of Shipping
Ledcor Resources & Transportation
Nanaimo Port Authority
North Arm Transportation
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Robert Allan Ltd.
Super-Valu (1645 East First Avenue)
Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.
Redden Net and Rope Ltd.
We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information:
Council of Marine Carriers
8:30am - 3:30pm December 20, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm December 13, 2017
8:00am - 4:00pm December 14, 2017