Transportation Research Forum. Jan. 7. New York. Luncheon meeting. Guest speaker Rob Quartel, Federal Maritime Commission member, will discuss the Shipping Act of 1984 and what should be changed. Giovanni's Atrium, 100 Washington St. Contact: Carla Granato, (212) 435-5355, or Paul Gessner, (212) 435-4086.
American Petroleum Institute. Jan. 8-9. Chantilly, Va. Marine technical- environmental conference, focusing on marine vessel emissions. Westfields International Conference Center. Contact: Sean Connaughton, (202) 682-8194, or Robin Scott, (202) 962-4750.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Jan. 9. New York. Monthly meeting of New York metropolitan section, with technical paper to be presented by Capt. Fred Ames, U.S. Coast Guard. Downtown Athletic Club. Contact: Victoria Dlugokecki, (212) 964-1180.
Raritan Traffic Club. Jan. 14. Edison, N.J. Dinner meeting. Guest speaker Elizabeth Canna, deputy editor of American Shipper, will discuss shipper- carrier relationships. Pines Manor, Highway 27. Contact: Tony Sfarra, (908) 583-6800.
Ship Finance Conference. Jan. 28-29. New York. Speakers include Jack Goldstein, president of OMI Corp.; Philip J. Loree, chairman of the Federation of American Controlled Shipping; and John Stocker, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America. Park Lane Hotel. (212) 826-1260.
New York Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association. Jan. 29. New York. 75th annual dinner, honoring Carol Boyd Hallett, U.S. commissioner of customs. Marriott Marquis Hotel. Contact: (212) 268-6960 or (201) 226-8580.
11th New Orleans Maritime Seminar. Jan. 29-30. New Orleans. Co-sponsored by Tulane University School of Law, American Waterways Operators, and Offshore Marine Service Association. Program covers the impact on the maritime industry of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Jones Act and the Oil Pollution Act. Royal Sonesta Hotel. (504) 865-5900.
SuperFerry 92. Feb. 4-5. Stockholm, Sweden. Conference and exhibition for cruise ferries. Held aboard the Silja Serenadde, sailing from Stockholm to Helsinki, Finland and back. SuperFerry 92 Secretariat, 2 Station Rd., Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1QP, England. (011-44) 923-776363. Fax: (011-44) 923-777206.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Feb. 5. New York. Monthly meeting of New York metropolitan section, with technical paper on structural performance management of very-large crude carriers, presented by employees of BP Shipping Ltd. Downtown Athletic Club. Contact: Victoria Dlugokecki, (212) 964-1180.
Refrigerated Transpo '92. Feb. 24-26. Miami Beach. International conference and exhibit on refrigerated trade, transportation and equipment, sponsored by The Journal of Commerce. Fontainebleau Hilton. (303) 696-6100.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. March 3. New York. Monthly meeting of New York metropolitan section, with technical paper on liquefied natural gas carrier construction, presented by E. Aoki, of IHI Shipbuilding & Offshore. Downtown Athletic Club. Contact: Victoria Dlugokecki, (212) 964-1180.
National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America. March 8-13. Tucson, Ariz. Annual convention. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. (212) 432-0050.
Shipping '92. March 16-18. Stamford, Conn. Annual Connecticut Maritime Association conference and exhibition, focusing on international trade in the Americas. Sheraton Stamford Hotel & Towers. Contact: Connecticut Maritime Association Inc., P.O. Box 653, Greenwich, Conn. 06836.
Forest Products Transpo '92. April 6-7. Mobile, Ala. International symposium on transportation of forest products, sponsored by The Journal of Commerce.
Stouffer Riverview Plaza Hotel. (303) 696-6100.
International Product Tankers Conference. April 29-30. London. Sponsored by Lloyd's Shipping Economist. Hyatt Carlton Tower Hotel. Contact: Conference Department, Lloyd's of London Press Ltd., One Singer St., London EC2A 4LQ, England. (011-44) 71-250-1500.