Maritime Association of the Port of New York/New Jersey. Feb. 10. Newark, N.J. Maritime briefing. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., a member of the House Merchant Marine subcommittee, will discuss trade issues. Hilton Gateway Hotel. (212) 425-5704.

Petroleum Tankship Operations. Feb. 10-13. Long Beach, Calif. World Trade Institute course, for shoreside personnel. Taught by Arthur McKenzie. (212) 435-4044.

Association of Water Transportation Accounting Officers. Feb. 19. New York. Luncheon meeting. Guest speaker, J. Terence MacAvery, partner at KPGM Peat Marwick, will discuss IRS information reporting requirements for foreign-owned companies. Downtown Athletic Club. Contact: Vincent Fiorenza, (212) 264-1384.

International Commerce Club of New Jersey. Feb. 19. Convent Station, N.J. Dinner meeting. Guest speaker Philip Ferzan, director, New Jersey International Trade, will address the topic: "What the state of New Jersey does to promote exports." Rod's Madison Hotel. Contact: Linda Conte (201) 578-2781.

Westconn International Trade Association Inc. Feb 19. Stamford, Conn. General Meeting. Guest speaker Ed Blakely, vice president of international sales for Associated Air Freight, will talk about air freight in the 1990s. Skipper's Restaurant, Beach Road, Norwalk, Conn. Contact: Al Gordon (203) 356-2841.

National Defense Transportation Association. Feb. 20. Oakland, Calif. Luncheon featuring John Vickerman, president and founder of Vickerman-Zachary- Miller engineering company, on "Future of Port Development." Contact: Patrick Ryan, (510) 272-1550.

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.

Port of San Francisco. Feb. 25. San Francisco. "Latin America - Our Trading Partner in the '90s" trade fair and seminar. Admiral Nimitz Convention Center, Treasure Island. Contact: Terry Hamid (415) 274-0519, or John Neudecker (415) 274-0520.

National Defense Transportation Association. Feb. 27. New York. Annual luncheon meeting. Guest speaker: Lt. Gen. Dane Starling, deputy commander in chief, U.S. Transportation Command. Marriott Financial Center Hotel. Contact: Karen Stone, (201) 823-5833.

International Cargo Handling Coordination Association. Feb. 26-28, in New York; March 2-4, in Baltimore. Course on International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Contact: Hermann Allen, (908) 758-9608.

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.

Seatrade Cruise Shipping '92. March 10-14. Miami Beach. Conference and exhibition. Miami Beach Convention Center. Contact: Michael Kazakoff, the Seatrade Organization, 125 Village Blvd., Suite 220, Princeton, N.J. 08540-5703. (609) 452-9414.

Institute of Marine Engineers. March 11. New York. Dinner meeting. Guest speaker: Warren Leback, U.S. maritime administrator. Downtown Athletic Club. Contact: Alan Rowen, (516) 671-2215.

U.S. Coast Guard. March 11. USCG Industry Day Seminar. New York. Informal seminar with Coast Guard personnel, including officials from the marine inspection and captain of the port offices. Open to all people in the maritime industry. Coast Guard Base Theater, Governors Island, New York. Contact: (212) 668-7815 or 668-7494.

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.

Maritime Security Council. March 26. Williamsburg, Va. Spring meeting. Williamsburg Conference Center. Contact: Tom Fitzhugh, 700 Louisiana, Suite 2095, Houston, Texas 77002-2727. (713) 228-8642.

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. April 1. Hoboken, N.J. Monthly meeting of New York metropolitan section with technical paper on implementation of the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, presented by Eric Linsner of Energy Transportation Corp. and Peter Talbot of Concept Services Ltd. Clam Broth House, 34 Newark St. Contact: Victoria Dlugokecki, (212) 964-1180.

Propeller Club of the United States. April 7. Washington. Annual dinner. Maritime industry "Salute to Congress" award will be presented to Rep. John J. Moakley, D-Mass., chairman of the House Rules Committee. Capital Hilton. (703) 691-2777.

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.

Petroleum Tankship Operations. April 13-16. Washington. World Trade Institute course, for shoreside personnel. Taught by Arthur McKenzie. (212) 435-4044.

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., 1 Singer St., London EC2A 4LQ, England. (011-44) 71-250-1500.

Pan Pacific Conference. May 20-23. Oakland, Calif. Sixth biennial conference will focus on economic and environmental issues confronting the international maritime community. Contact: Mel Wax, (510) 272-1192.

Ro-Ro 92. May 20-22. Goteborg, Sweden. Eleventh international conference and exhibition on through transport using roll-on, roll-off methods. Svenska Massan conference and exhibition center. Contact: BML Business Meetings Ltd., 2 Station Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1QP, England. (011-44) 923-777363. Fax (011-44) 923-777206.

National Waterways Conference. Sept. 23-25. St. Louis. Annual meeting and waterways exposition. Stouffer Concourse Hotel. (202 296-4415.