Tugs, Towboats & Barges

Tugs Towboats Barges
August 25, 2020 - August 26, 2020 | Now available on demand | 6 hours of sessions, downloads available
Technology. Trends. Innovation.

Event Info

TTB 2020 Is Now Available On Demand

Taking place on August 25 & 26, 2020, Marine Log’s Tugs, Towboats & Barges 2020 featured 6 hours of valuable information and dynamic Q&A sessions supporting the continued success of the tug, towboat and barge community.

We hope we’ll be able to move back to in-person events next year. As of now, please mark your calendar for March 23 & 24, 2021 in Mobile, Ala.

In the meantime, please check out the TTB 2020 presentations on demand – and stay safe!

First-of-Its-Kind ATB LNG Barge

Chad Verret

President, Q-LNG Transport & VP, Harvey Gulf International Marine
Foss Maritime Tug Projects

Marjorie Zoretic

General Mgr. - Atlantic, Foss Maritime Company
Marine Highways, COB, & the Operator's Perspective

Tim Pickering

Operations Development Mgr. & Acting Dir., Office of Ports & Waterways Planning, MARAD
Marine Highways, COB and the Operator’s Perspective

Rich Teubner

Vice President, Seacor AMH
Increasing Diversity & Retention of Women in the Industry

Kasey Eckstein

WIMOs & Dir. of Business Development, Atlas Marine Services
Subchapter M

Tava S. Foret

President, Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau
Subchapter M

Caitlyn Stewart

Senior Dir. - Regulatory Affairs, The American Waterways Operators
The Future of Towboat & Tug Propulsion

David Lee

Senior Account Mgr., ABB
Finding Access to Capital for Brown Water Jones Act Operations

Basil Karatzas

Founder & CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Company
Tier 4: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

Jeff Sherman

Senior Sales Manager, Commercial Marine, MTU America
Employee Recruitment and Retention for the Barge and Towing Industry

Thomas Montgomery

President & CEO, Heartland HR
Subchapter M

Dennis Bryson

Operations Manager, ABS Gulf Coast Area
Bridging the Gap: Building a Culture of Safety

Sarah Michelle Hattier

Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager, Dupre Marine Transportation
Foss Maritime Tug Projects

Capt. Christopher Mack Jr., PMP

Director of Fleet Operations, Foss Maritime Company
Moderator

Bob Lennon

Business Development Manager  – Americas, Rexnord | CENTA
Tier 4: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

Tim Peters

Commercial Marine Sales & Application Engineering, MTU America
Andrew S—The First Tier 4 ASD Tractor Tug on the Mississippi

Charlson C. Smith

Marine Territory Sales Manager — Gulf of Mexico, Caterpillar Marine
Subchapter M

Robert Keister

Vice President, Sabine Surveyors

 

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Michelle M. Zolkos, Conference Director

Stephanie Rodriguez, Conference Coordinator

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Conference Moderator:

Bob Lennon, Business Development Manager  – Americas, Rexnord | CENTA

Conference portal opens | Sponsorship directory open

Conference begins | Publisher’s welcome and introductions

First-of-Its-Kind ATB LNG Barge
Chad Verret, President, Q-LNG Transport and Vice President, Harvey Gulf International Marine

Andrew S—The First Tier 4 ASD Tractor Tug on the Mississippi
Charlson C. Smith, Marine Territory Sales Manager — Gulf of Mexico, Caterpillar Marine

Employee Recruitment and Retention for the Barge and Towing Industry
Thomas Montgomery, President and Chief Executive Officer, Heartland HR

Increasing Diversity and Retention of Women in the Industry
Kasey Eckstein, Director of Business Development, Atlas Marine Services, and WIMOs

Finding Access to Capital for Brown Water Jones Act Operations
Basil Karatzas, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Company

The Future of Towboat and Tug Propulsion
David Lee, Senior Account Manager, ABB

Adjourn

Conference portal opens | Sponsorship directory open

Conference begins | Publisher’s welcome and introductions

Marine Highways, COB and the Operator’s Perspective
Tim Pickering, Operations Development Manager and Acting Director, Office of Ports & Waterways Planning, MARAD
Rich Teubner, Vice President, Seacor AMH

Bridging the Gap: Building a Culture of Safety
Sarah Michelle Hattier, Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager, Dupre Marine Transportation

Subchapter M Panel
Tava S. Foret, President, Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau
Caitlyn Stewart, Senior Director – Regulatory Affairs, The American Waterways Operators
Dennis Bryson, Operations Manager, ABS Gulf Coast Area
Robert Keister, Vice President, Sabine Surveyors

Tier 4: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
Jeff Sherman, Senior Sales Manager, Commercial Marine, MTU America
Tim Peters, Commercial Marine Sales & Application Engineering, MTU America

Foss Maritime Tug Projects
Marjorie Zoretic, General Manager – Atlantic, Foss Maritime Company
Capt. Christopher Mack Jr., PMP, Director of Fleet Operations, Foss Maritime Company