Society of Marine Port Engineers. May 1. New York. 45th annual dinner dance, open to the public. Contact: (908) 381-7673 or write the society headquarters: P.O. Box 466, Avenel, N.J., 07001.
Hazardous Cargo Transportation Seminar. May 5-6. Governor's Island, N.Y. U.S. Coast Guard and National Cargo Bureau hold seminar for employees of shippers, exporters, ocean carriers, marine terminals, freight forwarders and non- vessel-operating common carriers who work with hazardous materials as ocean shipments. Will cover hazardous-cargo documentation and classification, packing, marking, labeling and containerization, new training and registration requirements. Contact: Lt. Patrick McElligatt, (212) 668-6337.
National Association of Export Companies. May. 5. New York. Effective use of freight forwarders and ship charter brokers. William Stewart, president of Stewart Alexander & Co., and Michael Tomasulo, district manager of Walker International, are the speakers. Contact: Nexco (212) 725-3311.
AAPA Special Seminar on Information Technology. May 5-7. Toronto. New technologies, discussion of Federal Maritime Commission's Automated Tariff Filing Information System implementation, and international approaches to port operations are on the agenda. Program intended for port operations and management information personnel. Contact: American Association of Port Authorities (703) 684-5700.
Forest Products Transpo '93. May 9-11. Portland Marriott, Portland, Ore. A Journal of Commerce conference on the international trade and transportation of forest products. To register, call Mark Stone, (303) 696-6100.
National Association of Export Companies. May 10. New York. Business delegation from Poland offers brief presentations. Contact: Nexco (212) 725-3311.
Women's Traffic Club of New York. May 11. May dinner meeting. Downtown Athletic Club, New York. James Durick, general manager, Norton Lilly International, discusses "Lines' Entry Into South American Trade Lane." Contact: Audrey Zwerle, (212) 267-1560.
National Association of Export Companies. May 11. New York. Topic: ''Enterprise funds - are there opportunities for exporters?" Speakers are Richard Dine, senior investment officer for Enterprise Fund for the Czech and Slovak republics, and Francis Skrobiszewski, vice president of Enterprise Investors in Poland. Contact: Nexco (212) 725-3311.
Rotterdam Freight Show. May 11-14. Netherlands. With some 437 exhibitors. Contact: John Bertram, Port of Rotterdam representative, managing principal, Intermarketing Ltd., (212) 808-0670.
Society of Marine Consultants Ltd. May 12. New York. Capt. Thomas F. Fox of Southold Maritime Services Corp. discusses the rising costs and uncertain revenue picture facing the maritime industry. Contact: (201) 890-0103.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. May 12. New York. New York Metropolitan Section holds technical meeting based on paper authored by Nancy B. Regan of C.R. Cushing & Co. about free-fall lifeboat systems. Zachary M. Awer, who recently retired from M. Rosenblatt & Son, will be the honored guest. Contact: Christopher J. Reyling, (212) 431-6900.
AAPA Executive Management Conference. May 16-21. San Diego. Lloyd Anderson, former executive director of the Port of Portland, will facilitate discussions. Gerald Sentell, president of Tennessee Associates International, will discuss global changes in management strategies. Program designed for port directors and senior-level managers. Contact: American Association of Port Authorities (703) 684-5700.
World Trade Association of Philadelphia. May 19. Philadelphia. Trade show 4-7 p.m. at Philadelphia Hilton exhibits various transportation, financial and import-export services available in the Delaware Valley. Followed by association's monthly dinner meeting. Contact: George Mohr of the association, (215) 988-0711.
North Atlantic Ports Association. June 1-3. Newark, N.J., at Radisson Hotel near airport. 45th annual meeting. Contact: John Malone (302) 645-9732.
AAPA Port Operations Seminar. June 9-11. Jacksonville, Fla. Program targets port operations specialists and port directors. Reviews development and implementation of disaster and contingency plans, federal regulatory policies and trends, terminal design, labor relations strategies to improve terminal productivity, and cost-control strategies. Contact: American Association of Port Authorities (703) 684-5700.
World Ship Society. June 16. Bus trip from New York to Philadelphia for maritime-related activities and tour of the Ukrainian cruise ship Gruzia. Contact: Brad Hatry (718) 852-0728.