GREATER BAY AREA TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION. April 9. Oakland, Calif. 12th Annual Transportation and Logistics Overview Seminar. Contact: Gary Halin, (510) 272-1305, or Ron Claussen, (510) 232-7311.SAFETY OF TOWING VESSELS AND TANK BARGES. April 9, Newport, R.I. Coast Guard holds public meetings on proposed rule to improve safety of towing vessels and tank barges. Contact: (202) 267-1477.
NATIONAL EXPORT TRAFFIC LEAGUE. April 9. Dick Jones, executive director of the Bi-State Carriers Association, will speak at monthly dinner meeting. Contact: M.A. Sette, (800) 289-4637.
NASSTRAC. April 13-14. Naples, Fla. Preparing for the millennium: tools, procedures and innovative services available for the 21st century. Contact: www.nasstrac.org, or (202) 393-5505, or fax (202) 347-8978.
RARITAN TRAFFIC CLUB. April 14. Edison, N.J. Steamship night. Joseph Cuccurullo, vice president, RCL Agencies Inc., is guest speaker. Contact: Flavio Rivadeneira, (201) 418-7519.
COUNCIL OF LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT. April 14. King of Prussia, Pa. Job fair and technology adaptability panel. Contact: (610) 280-9440.
Maritime Administration and Coast Guard. Meetings on new marine transportation system improvement initiative. Oakland, Calif., April 14; New York, April 21; Cleveland, April 29; St. Louis, May 5; Charleston, S.C., May 13; and Portland, Ore., May 19. Contact: Joyce Short at the Coast Guard, (202) 267-6164.
Intermodal South America '98. April 14-16. Sao Paulo. International exhibition and conference on transport and cargo handling. Contact: Monique Funke, 011-55-11-815-9900, or fax 011-55-11-816-7446.
International Commerce Club. April 15. Convent Station, N.J. Edward M. Emmett, president, National Industrial Transportation League, is guest speaker. Contact: Charlotte Lipke, for reservations by fax, (973) 628-2314.
Council of Logistics Management. April 15. Richmond, Va., Lt. Gov. John Hager will address luncheon meeting of Central Virginia Round Table. Contact: Andrew Rudin, (703) 548-3682.
Society of Maritime Arbitrators. April 15. New York. Luncheon meeting at which Patrick V. Martin of Hill Rivkins & Hayden will speak on ''Frustration and Fundamental Breach: Does the Difference Make a Difference?'' Contact: Sally Sielski, (212) 587-0033.
American Association of Port Authorities. April 15-17. Baton Rouge, La. Seminar on bulk and breakbulk operations. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
Congress for Progress. April 15-17. Hershey, Pa. ''Better Together for Success'' is theme of workshops on supply chain, integration and agile manufacturing. Contact: Robert Brazenor Jr., (800) 990-3354, e-mail: cpinc(AT)worldnet.att.net, or fax: (609) 399-2485.
Continuing Legal Education Seminar. April 16 and 17. Kings Point, N.Y. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Day one: ''ISM Code - What Comes After Implementation?'' will focus on the code's practicability, insurance aspects, legal concerns, and enforcement. Day two: ''Marine Air Pollution: The Next Compliance Problem.'' Presentations include information on new federal and state initiatives. Contact: James Hanna, program manager, (516) 773-5159, e-mail: hannaj(AT)usmma.edu or fax: (516) 773-5353
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association. April 16-18. Houston. Spring meeting. Contact: Chris Hart (713) 651-5151, or Virgil Allen (516) 482-5274.
Women in International Trade - Northern California. April 14. San Francisco. Customs officials present update on informed compliance and new developments with the agency. Contact: (415) 984-5000 or e-mail: witnc(AT)juno.com.
National Private Truck Council. April 19-22. Chicago. 1998 Education Management Conference. Contact: NPTC, (703) 683-1300.
Marine Society of the City of New York. April 20. New York. Conrad H.C. Everhard, former chairman of Cho Yang Shipping Ltd., is honored at 228th annual dinner. Contact: (212) 425-0448.
Rail Business Conference. April 20-21. Atlanta. Contact: Laura Dowe, (202) 775-0240, ext. 314.
International Trade Club of Southern California. April 21. San Pedro, Calif. Michael J. Beard, president, Australia-New Zealand Direct Line, addresses luncheon meeting. Contact: WZI Worldwide, (562) 434-7393 or fax (562) 434-4233.
Harbor Maintenance Tax. April 21. New York. Update on Supreme Court ruling that HMT is unconstitutional and what that means for exporters. Contact: Assist International, (212) 725-3311, or fax (212) 725-3312.
Westconn International Trade Association. April 21. Darien, Conn. 25th anniversary celebration. Contact: Vinnie Callandra, (203) 791-8800 or fax (203) 743-6618.
Women in Transportation. April 22. San Francisco. Nancy Means, financial consultant at Smith Barney Inc., discusses basics of investing in stock market. Contact: (415) 721-2722 or (415) 239-6508.
Global Logistics Overview. April 23. Long Beach, Calif. One-day seminar. Contact Jon De Cesare, West Coast Logistics, (562) 435-2600.
Multivendor Product Consolidation Workshop. April 23. Newark, N.J. Workshop on ways to offset transportation costs through efficiencies. Contact: Erin McCorkle or Mark Allen, GMA Center for Education, (202) 337-9400.
Spring Oyster Roast. April 23. Norfolk, Va. Sponsored by Propeller Club of Norfolk. Contact: Buzz Sawyer, (757) 238-3439 or fax (757) 238-2524.
Topas. April 23-24. Boston. Meeting of terminal operators/port authorities subcommittee. Ocean carriers, brokers, forwarders, truckers and rail carriers are welcome. Contact: Larry Sposi, (212) 435-6733, or Angela Birkenbach, (310) 732-3813.
Transportation Table. April 24. Washington. Linda Morgan, chairman, Surface Transportation Board, is guest speaker. Contact: Lois Brown (202) 783-1101, or fax (202) 661-3383.
Southern Transportation Logistics Association Meeting. April 26-27. Atlanta. Topics include national motor freight classification and electronic commerce. Contact: William P. Jackson Jr., (703) 525-5054, e-mail: wpj(AT)translaw.com or fax (703) 525-4054.
Risk and Insurance Management Society. April 26-May 1. San Diego. Contact: (212) 286-9292.
Hazardous Materials Training. April 27-28. Chicago. Sponsored by NIT League and Regulations Training Inc. Contact: NIT League, (703) 524-5011.
Loss Prevention Conference. April 27-28. Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Sponsored by LPC, which focuses on promotion of cargo loss and damage claims. Contact: (800) 845-8090, (404) 898-2265 or fax (404) 898-2273.
American Association of Port Authorities. April 27-May 1. Baltimore. Joint terminal management training program offered in conjunction with National Association of Waterfront Employers and U.S. Maritime Administration. Contact: Elana Foster, (703) 706-4717.
Distribution/Computer Expo '98. April 28-30. Chicago. Seminars and expo on logistics, distribution, transportation, warehousing, supply chain management. Contact: (800) 338-4112 or Web site: http://www.logistar.com or (610) 458-6410.
Keystone State Railroad Association and Pennsylvania Rail Freight Advisory Committee. April 28-30. Hershey, Pa. Joint annual rail freight conference includes panel discussions on issues of the Pennsylvania rail industry. Contact: Keystone State Railroad Association, (717) 233-8070.
Alumni Association, SUNY Maritime College. April 29. New York. Awards Night. Donald P. Brennan, retired chairman, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, receives distinguished alumnus of the year award; others also honored. Contact: (718) 824-4530 or fax (718) 863-1950.
Schroders Surface Transportation Conference. April 29. Miami. ''Through the eyes of the shipper'' is focus of conference. Former President Bush is keynote speaker. Contact: (212) 492-6000.
Rudder Club. May 5. Parsippany, N.J. Golf outing. Contact: George Stewart, (888) 471-8020, Joe Cowhey, (718) 625-5587, or fax (718) 625-5772.
Maritime Association Port of New York and New Jersey. May 5-6. New York. High-speed ferry Northeast conference. Carl Axel Psilander, deputy managing director, Stena Line AB, is keynote speaker. Contact: (800) 237-7203, (212) 425-5704, or fax (212) 635-9498.
Maritime Association Port of New York/New Jersey. May 6. New York. High speed ferry Northeast conference. Carl-Axel Psilander, deputy managing director, Stena Line AB, Sweden, is keynote speaker. Contact: (800) 237-7203.
International Intermodal Expo. May 6-8. Dallas. Contact: Georgia Freight Bureau, (404) 524-7777 or (800) 843-3976.
International Recovered Paper Conference. May 6-8. Chicago. Contact: Dana Jacoby, (415) 538-3808.
Logistics Forum USA. May 6-9. New York. Senior-level corporate event aboard the QE2. Contact: Richmond Events, (212) 949-2725 or fax (212) 949-4025.
Traffic Club of Newark. May 7. Kendall Park, N.J. Golf outing. Contact: Alan Marshuetz, (973) 450-4127 or John Mulvenna, (973) 677-2000.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee. May 7. Houston. Public meeting on waterway improvements, aids to navigation, meters, and other navigation safety matters affecting the Houston/Galveston area. Contact: Capt. Kevin Eldridge, (713) 671-5199, or Cmdr. Paula Carroll, (713) 671-5164.
Women in International Trade-Northern California. May 7. San Francisco. Port tour. Contact: (415) 984-5000 or e-mail: witnc(AT)juno.com.
Supplier Management. May 7-8, July 9-10, Sept. 28-29. Pasadena, Calif. California Institute of Technology's two-day executive program on developing world-class supplier partnerships. Contact: (626) 395-4045 or fax (626) 795-7174.
Seamen's Church Institute. May 8. New York. Center for Seafarer's Rights hosts round-table discussion on repatriation and its impact on seafarers. Contact: (212) 349-9090, ext. 240.
Transportation Table. May 8. Washington. Thomas M. O'Leary, executive directorn, Ohio Rail Development Commission, is guest speaker. Contact: Lois Brown (202) 783-1101, or fax (202) 661-3383.
Logistics Management Seminar. May 9. Dearborn, Mich. Henry Ford Community College half-day seminar on export documentation. Contact: (313) 565-4246 or e-mail: jrmmi(AT)ibm.net or fax (313) 565-0547.
Seamen's Church Institute. May 12. Maplewood, N.J. Fourth annual benefit gold and tennis tournament. Contact: Patricia Carlson, (973) 589-5828.
Conference and Hazardous Materials Transportation Exposition. May 13-15. Washington. Regulatory compliance, other issues. Contact: Hazardous Materials Advisory Council, (202) 289-4550 or fax (202) 289-4074.
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