I’m off to New Orleans tomorrow for the Work Boat Maintenance & Repair Expo. This looks like a fun event, with keynote presentations from Captain Nick Sloane, Senior Salvage Master on Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Project, and Coach Terry Bowden. The exhibitors area will feature the latest in marine technology and services.
This show is different from the larger Work Boat Show in December. It is aimed at the people who are responsible for vessel maintenance and repair. There will be many presentations, from training new welders to lubricant regulations and understanding corrosion. Info on the show can be found at www.workboatmaintenanceandrepair.com/.
If you see me wandering around be sure to introduce yourself. Hope to see you there!