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South Street Seaport Museum announces “Six Hot Button Issues Facing the Shipping Industry” Lecture with Professor Ira Breskin

02/28/19

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28-02-2019 12:00:00 28-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York South Street Seaport Museum announces “Six Hot Button Issues Facing the Shipping Industry” Lecture with Professor Ira Breskin South Street Seaport Museum announces SIX HOT BUTTON ISSUES FACING THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Lecture with Professor Ira Breskin Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30pm The South Street Seaport Museum announces Six Hot Button Issues Facing The Shipping Industry, a Lecture with Professor Ira Breskinon Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30pm. Professor Breskin will discuss topics that affect many aspects of the world's maritime professions including how carriers will address new, stricter environmentally-related bunkering rules, strategies that containership operators are adopting to minimize the impact of chronic overcapacity and explaining what's driving the growth of ferry service in New York and Los Angeles. This event will be held at the Melville Gallery at 213 Water Street, NYC, with doors opening at 6:15pm. Tickets are free with a recommended advanced registration at https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/talks-at-the-seaport-museum/. IRA BRESKIN is a journalist, lecturer, and editor, focusing on maritime-related subjects. He is the author of The Business of Shipping (9th edition). Since 2003, Breskin has been a senior lecturer at State University of New York Maritime College in Bronx, NY, where he examines maritime economics, policy and regulation, American commercial maritime history, and intermodal transportation. In the summer of 2017, he co-led a month-long program throughout southeast Asia, arranging industry visits in Singapore. Breskin's byline can be found in a number of leading business publications. To his lectures and writing, Breskin brings more than 25 years of experience as a business journalist. He covered international trade and transportation for The Journal of Commerce, wrote about such varied sectors as mining, semiconductor manufacturing, and fashion as the Canadian correspondent for the Fairchild News Service, and reported on local businesses for daily newspapers in New Jersey and West Virginia. Breskin has also taught at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point and the prestigious Webb Institute in Glen Cove, where he lectured on maritime history. Both campuses are located on Long Island, NY. Breskin earned a BA from Columbia University, an MBA in aviation management from Dowling College, and an MS in International Trade and Transportation from SUNY Maritime. He holds an Ordinary Seaman rating. He has won several academic fellowships. They include a National Endowment for the Humanities award to research maritime history at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT and the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship, to study international business and economics at Columbia University. Breskin lives in Great Neck, NY with his wife Terry and daughter Marti. ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic seaport district in New York City, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, and designated by Congress as America's National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, exhibition galleries and education spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, and an active fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of "Where New York Begins." http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=353123 South Street Seaport Museum South Street Seaport Museum

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South Street Seaport Museum announces SIX HOT BUTTON ISSUES FACING THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Lecture with Professor Ira Breskin Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

The South Street Seaport Museum announces Six Hot Button Issues Facing The Shipping Industry, a Lecture with Professor Ira Breskinon Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30pm. Professor Breskin will discuss topics that affect many aspects of the world's maritime professions including how carriers will address new, stricter environmentally-related bunkering rules, strategies that containership operators are adopting to minimize the impact of chronic overcapacity and explaining what's driving the growth of ferry service in New York and Los Angeles. This event will be held at the Melville Gallery at 213 Water Street, NYC, with doors opening at 6:15pm. Tickets are free with a recommended advanced registration at https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/talks-at-the-seaport-museum/.

IRA BRESKIN is a journalist, lecturer, and editor, focusing on maritime-related subjects. He is the author of The Business of Shipping (9th edition). Since 2003, Breskin has been a senior lecturer at State University of New York Maritime College in Bronx, NY, where he examines maritime economics, policy and regulation, American commercial maritime history, and intermodal transportation.

In the summer of 2017, he co-led a month-long program throughout southeast Asia, arranging industry visits in Singapore. Breskin's byline can be found in a number of leading business publications.

To his lectures and writing, Breskin brings more than 25 years of experience as a business journalist. He covered international trade and transportation for The Journal of Commerce, wrote about such varied sectors as mining, semiconductor manufacturing, and fashion as the Canadian correspondent for the Fairchild News Service, and reported on local businesses for daily newspapers in New Jersey and West Virginia.

Breskin has also taught at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point and the prestigious Webb Institute in Glen Cove, where he lectured on maritime history. Both campuses are located on Long Island, NY.

Breskin earned a BA from Columbia University, an MBA in aviation management from Dowling College, and an MS in International Trade and Transportation from SUNY Maritime. He holds an Ordinary Seaman rating.

He has won several academic fellowships. They include a National Endowment for the Humanities award to research maritime history at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT and the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship, to study international business and economics at Columbia University. Breskin lives in Great Neck, NY with his wife Terry and daughter Marti.

ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic seaport district in New York City, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, and designated by Congress as America's National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, exhibition galleries and education spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, and an active fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of "Where New York Begins."

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