Tugs, Towboats & Barges

Tugs Towboats Barges
March 23, 2021 - March 24, 2021 | Virtual Conference | Start 12 noon ET, End 3pm ET
Powering Opportunities on U.S. Waterways

Event Info

Marine Log’s TTB – Tugs, Towboats and Barges – is the only event dedicated exclusively to the tug, towboat and barge segments of the maritime transportation industry.

With a new administration incoming and the current COVID-19 environment, we are at a transformational moment in this sector.

Prepare your business for what’s ahead with sessions covering:
• New Administration. New Congress. Opportunities and Challenges.
• Everything You Hope You’ll Never Need to Know about Restructuring
• Operations Leadership Owning Safety
• An Examination of Recent Tug, Towboat and Barge Accidents
• Creditor’s Rights under Maritime Law: Tools to Consider under COVID-19

Who should attend?
• CEOs, presidents, founders, operation managers
• Naval architects
• Shipyard supervisors
• Suppliers

Save the date for this virtual event: March 23 and 24, 2021.

Did you miss TTB 2020? View the conference on demand.

Confirmed Speakers for TTB 2021

Opportunities & Challenges with a New Administration & Congress

Jennifer Carpenter

CEO & President, American Waterways Operators
An Examination of Recent Tug, Towboat & Barge Accidents

Morgan Turrell

Acting Director, Office of Marine Safety, National Transportation Safety Board
Operations Leadership Owning Safety

Mary V. McCarthy

Director of Safety & Quality Systems, Canal Barge Company, Inc.
Navigation on the Mississippi River: Where Are We Now?

Sean Duffy

Senior Executive Director, Big River Coalition
Everything You Hope You’ll Never Need to Know about Restructuring

Basil Karatzas

Founder & CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Company
Trend towards Smaller, Higher Horsepower, Mission-Specific Tugs

Frank Manning

Business Development, Diversified Marine Inc.
Creditor’s Rights under Maritime Law: Tools to Consider in the COVID-19 Environment

Lance Sannino

Partner, Jones Walker LLP
Moderator

Bob Lennon

Business Development Manager  – Americas, Rexnord | CENTA

Contact Us

Speaking Opportunities
Heather Ervin, Editor-in-Chief, Marine Log

Sponsorships 
David Harkey, Sales Manager, Marine Log

General Inquiries
Michelle M. Zolkos, Conference Director, Marine Log
Stephanie Rodriguez, Conference Coordinator, Marine Log

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Conference Moderator:
Bob Lennon, Business Development Manager  – Americas, Rexnord | CENTA

Confirmed Speakers:
Navigation on the Mississippi River: Where Are We Now?
Sean Duffy, Senior Executive Director, Big River Coalition

Creditor’s Rights Under Maritime Law: Tools to Consider in the Current COVID-19 Environment
Lance Sannino, Partner, Jones Walker LLP

An Examination of Recent Tug, Towboat and Barge Accidents
Morgan Turrell, Acting Director, Office of Marine Safety, NTSB

Operations Leadership Owning Safety
Mary V. McCarthy, Director of Safety and Quality Systems, Canal Barge Company, Inc.

Trend towards Smaller, Higher Horsepower, Mission-Specific Tugs and away from 100-plus Feet “Do Everything” Tugs
Frank Brusco, Business Development, Diversified Marine Inc.

What to Do When the Bottom Falls Out: Everything You Hope You’ll Never Need to Know about Restructuring
Basil Karatzas, CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.

Beyond River COB, Final Mile Innovation
Hugh Cameron, Program Manager, InnoBarge LLC

Innovations in Tug & Towboat Design
David Lee, Senior Account Manager New Sales, ABB Marine & Ports

Sponsorships

As the only event exclusively designed for the market segment, Marine Log’s Tugs, Towboats and Barges offers a unique opportunity to reach maritime professionals in this sector.

With a new administration, we are at a transformational moment in the tug, barge and towboat
sector. How is your company gearing up for the changes ahead?

Help the industry navigate the new administration; implement a strategy to address changing regulations; embrace new technologies and design; or streamline operations while demonstrating your leadership in the only conference dedicated to the tugs, towboats and barges markets.