API Announces 1980 T a n k e r Conference Set For M a y 11-14

Adm. John B. Hayes, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will be the keynote speaker at the American Petroleum Institute's 1980 tanker conference, May 11- 14, at the Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, Calif.

The conference, which has the theme "Tankers — Energy Lifelines for a New Decade," will deal with all aspects of tanker operations, including crew training; tanker maintenance and inspection; L P G tankers; design of s t e e r i n g gear control systems; and the future of the tanker industry. The various topics will be addressed by either panel discussions or individual authors from U.S. and overseas companies. Admiral Hayes will be the luncheon speaker on Monday, May 12. John E. Swearingen, chairman of the board, Standard Oil Co. (Indiana), is scheduled to speak at the conference banquet Tuesday evening May 13.

Conference registration information is available from the Department of Transportation American Petroleum Institute, 2101 " L " Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037.

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