Next SOCP Meeting: November 2nd and 3rd

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) cordially invites maritime industry representatives to attend and participate in its November meeting in Linthicum, MD on November 2nd and 3rd.


Delegates and ranking officers of the US Maritime Administration and Department of Transportation were invited to address the meeting. In addition, senior representatives from Federal and State Government and the commercial industry will present a comprehensive discussion on the impact of regulatory changes in the areas of safety, environment and training in the US maritime industry. The agenda includes presentations and panel discussions on broad range of topics, such as, Vessel Security, Mariner Safety, North American ECA, Vessel Response Plans, Work Force Development and STCW issues.


Pertinent and timely issues will be addressed via Panel Discussions entitled as follows: "10 Years After 9/11, What have we accomplished, and what more needs to be done?"; "Anti-Piracy and Terrorism, An International Perspective"; and "Hijacked! What Next?" All industry representatives are welcome to attend. To register you must sign up at SOCP Meetings also provide cost-efficient marketing opportunities to get companies noticed. Exhibit at SOCP 2011 November Meeting and present your anti-piracy related products and services to industry decision-makers. Become a sponsor and increase your visibility with prominent logo placement. Please contact Sharad Singh via email at or by calling (301) 538-7627 for details.

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