Safety Committees - Progress for the 21st Century Editorial
by Judith K. Rovins, President
Motivators - JK Rovins Associates LLC
committees comprising the partnering of the public and private
sector are recognized now as the catalyst for improving port safety
and port competition. Issuing challenges for future port efficiencies
while speaking at a national harbor safety committees progress
conference in New York City on March 6-7, 2000, the nationally
known speakers addressed the Maritime Transportation Report.
included Mortimer L. Downey, Deputy Secretary of U.S. Transportation;
ADM James M. Loy, USCG, Commandant; John Graykowski, Deputy Administrator,
Maritime Administration; RADM Robert C. North, Assistant Commandant,
Marine Safety & Environmental Protection; U.S. Congressman James
L. Oberstar; and ADM E.E. Mitropoulos, Director, Maritime Safety
Division, IMO. Media figures Peter Tirschwell, Editor, Journal
of Commerce, and Michael Grey, Opinion Editor, Lloyd's List, moderated
Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey hosted with
the cooperation of the US Coast Guard the Second Annual National
Conference of Harbor Safety Committees Progress for the 21st
Century, held March 6-7, 2000, at Windows on the World, World
Trade Center, New York City.
A new website
for harbor safety committees' internal and external communication
was presented along with a discussion of its intended uses and
benefits. See www.uscg.mil/hq/uscga/harborsafetyweb/ConfProceedings.htm.
presented future trends from the operating side of container carrier
alliances in port competition issues. Will there be a crisis over
C. North advised the harbor safety committees to do what works
in their respective ports. What's good for safety is good for
competitiveness was the message.
2001 Harbor Safety Committees Progress Conference will be held
on the West Coast.
posted in new magazine format on www.MotivatorsConference.com
the Motivators Report which holds some of the white papers presented
March 6-7, 2000. Common port issues and risk assessment tools