Coast Guard Foundation to Host Offshore Wind Roundtable


The event will include an in-depth discussion with experts from the government, maritime, legal and financial sectors on the subject of offshore wind. Photo by Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, recently announced that it will host a panel on the future of New York’s shipping. and Offshore Wind Industries on September 15, 2022, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. The event, the Maritime Prosperity Forum, is co-hosted by the Port of New York and New Jersey Maritime Association.

The event will feature an in-depth discussion with government, maritime, legal and financial industry experts on the topic, including Peter Lion, Senior Advisor, Offshore Wind, NYSERDA; John Mansolillo, Director of North East Maritime Affairs, Ørsted; Capt. Zeita Merchant, USCG, Commander, Sector New York;

Dana Merkel, Maritime Partner, BlankRome LLP; Alex Parker, Managing Partner, Rose Cay Maritime; and Michael Stamatis, President and CEO, Red Hook Terminals.

The panel will focus on maritime safety, regulatory issues and economic factors related to offshore wind and related industries in New York and beyond. The conversation will be moderated by Jeanne Meserve, Emmy Award winner and former anchor and correspondent for CNN and ABC News.

“The Coast Guard Foundation is honored to partner with the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey to host this forum,” said Susan Ludwig, President of the Coast Guard Foundation, in a statement announcing the event. . “Discussing this topic is essential to increasing our understanding of the growth of the offshore wind industry in the North East and its effects on ports, the maritime sector and shoreline jobs.”

There is no registration fee, but interested parties are asked to RSVP by September 1, 2022. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with lunch, panel discussion and post-lunch networking taking place. will start at noon.
Source: Coast Guard Foundation


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