Tuesday, 9/29

 

2:00pm-3:00pm  (tbd) Modernization of a Towboat Fleet to Better Serve the Inland Market
(Moderator) Mike Pilgrim, Manager of Vessel Maintenance, Campbell Transportation

 

3:00pm-4:00pm  Maritime Throwdown (MTD)- Alabama Gulf Coast Regional Qualifier
Capt. Kenny Brown, Founder, Maritime Throwdown

The Maritime Throwdown (MTD) returns to IMX for its regional qualifying event, filmed on location at CRC Distributors in Robertsdale, Ala. Five deckhands from the South will compete in three events: The Hooked Up & Hard Down AIM Challenge for the longest line thrown and caught, the C-Hero rescue pole challenge, and the MTD line-handling obstacle course. Colby Supply will send the winner of the main event to the 2021 IMX in St. Louis to compete in the MTD finals.

 

Wednesday, 9/30

9:00am-10:00am  (Eriksen) State of the Industry in a COVID-19 World & Beyond
(Moderator) Ken Eriksen, Senior Vice President, IHS Markit
Merritt Lane, President, Canal Barge Company

Rob Innis, Plant Manager, Sparrows Point, LafargeHolcim

 

10:00am-11:00am  COVID-19: What you Need to Know from a Legal Perspective  

Stas Levchinsky, ______, Fox Smith, LLC

COVID-19 presents new legal issues to examine.  In this session, Stas Levchinsky of FOX SMITH LLC examines case law arising from other illnesses and diseases that have come up in Jones Act and other maritime cases to help get a glimpse of what the future may hold. Items covered will include employers’ precautions, expectations and responsibilities, maintenance and cure and how to mitigate against potential liability claims.

 

10:00am-11:00am (Frank) Innovations in Propulsion:  LNG and Diesel/ Electric
(Moderator) Joshua Sebastian, P.E., Engineering Manager, The Shearer Group, Inc.
David Lee, Senior Account Manager, ABB
Peter Brooks, Account Manager, BAE Marine & Port Solutions

 

11:00am-11:30am Webinar & Roundtable: Shared Experiences – Putting Hybrid to Work

Joe Hudspeth, _________, BAE Systems

 

11:00am-11:30am Webinar & Roundtable: USDA Study
TBD

 

1:00pm-1:30pm  Webinar & Roundtable: TowWorks – Web Based Solutions for the Marine Industry
John Cox, ____, TowWorks

 

1:00pm-1:30pm  Webinar & Roundtable: Best Practices for Underwater Construction and Commercial Diving
___, ____, J. F. Brennan

 

2:00pm-3:00pm  (Frank) Diesels: Tier 4 Engines and Supply Chain Update
(Moderator) Jim Mundth, Territory Sales Manager, NA-IWW & Northeast Caterpillar Marine
Jeff Sherman, ______, MTU
Timothy Peters, _____, MTU
David Reynolds, Vice President, Economy Boat Store

 

2:00pm-3:00pm  (Lamie) Containers on the Waterways
Mary Lamie, P.E., Executive Director, St. Louis Regional Freightway

 

Thursday, 10/1

 

9:00am-10:00am  (Frank) Subchapter M- Lessons Learned
(Moderator) Caitlyn Stewart, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, The American Waterways Operators (AWO)
Mary McCarthy, Director of Safety and Quality Systems, Canal Barge Company
Capt. Tracy Phillips, Chief of Prevention, USCG
Robert Keister, ________, Sabine Surveyors

 

10:00am-11:00am  (Frank) Subchapter M Part 2- Cost Considerations and General Q&A with a Shipyard Perspective
(Moderator) Chris Parsonage, _______, TVIB
Caitlyn Stewart, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, The American Waterways Operators (AWO)
Capt. Tracy Phillips, Chief of Prevention, USCG
Robert Keister, ________, Sabine Surveyors
Barry Gipson, Executive Vice President, James Marine

 

10:00am-11:00am  Vessel and Facility Security: Cyber Security with TWIC Evaluation
Joseph Powell, President, Defense Strategy, LLC

Take a look at the security features included in the new Transportation Worker Identity Credentials (commonly called TWIC) cards and learn how to spot a fraudulent credential as well as who to call and what actions to take. This session will also include the cybersecurity rules and regulations coming out in 2021 so you can be prepared to meet them.

 

11:00am-11:30am Webinar & Roundtable: Tier 3 Discussion presented by Karl Senner 
Alden Settoon, Karl Senner

 

11:00am-11:30am Webinar & Roundtable: Safety When Operating By Pipelines
Ed Landgraf, Chairman of Coastal and Marine Operators

 

1:00pm-1:30pm Webinar & Roundtable: $1B Container Terminal & Container On Vessel Update
Ed Landgraf, Chairman of Coastal and Marine Operators

 

1:00pm-1:30pm Webinar & Roundtable: Atlas Marine
Kasey Eckstein, Atlas Marine, Director of Business Development

 

2:00pm-3:00pm  Managing Risk through MSAs and Charter Agreements
Marc Hebert, ______, Jones Walker
Lance Sannino, _____, Jones Walker

 

2:00pm-3:00pm  Impacts of the Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening to 50 Feet
Sean Duffy, Executive Director, Big River Coalition
Capt. Michael Miller, President, Associated Branch Pilots