Publications, Speeches, Presentations




48.    "Staying Afloat: A Life in Shipbuilding"

Maritime Business Strategies, LLC, September 2009.


47.    "The U.S. Marine Market: Its Status and Prospects"

Maritime Business Strategies, LLC, January 2009.


46.    "An Overview of the U.S. Marine Industry"

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, Miami FL, February 2008.


45.    "Shipbuilding in Texas in World War II"

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Houston TX, April 2006.


44.    "Building Big Ships"

Texas A. & M. University Industry Day, Houston TX, February 2006


43.    "Could We Consolidate All the Federal Maritime Agencies?" (with LT Brian Moore, USCG)

Connecticut Maritime Association, October 2004.


42.    "It's Time for a Single Federal Maritime Agency" (with LT Brian Moore, USCG)

U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, September 2004.


41.    "Planning the Design, Construction and Operation of a New LNG Transportation System" (with Peter Noble and Bob Levine)

Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London, England, September 2004.


40.    "The Marine Industry" (Chapter 3 of "Ship Design and Construction")

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, October 2003.


39.    "A Brief History of Shipbuilding in Recent Times" (with LaVar Huntzinger)

CNA Corporation, September 2002.


38.    "Why the Navy Shipbuilding Budget Is Inadequate"

Marine Log, June 2002.


37.    "The OSV Market"

Marine Log Conference "Gulf Offshore 2002", Biloxi MS, June 2002.


36.    "Problems on the Highways Create Opportunities for Coastal Shipping"

Marine Digest, September 2001.


35.    "Who's Going to Build All Those Drilling Rigs That Are Going to Be Needed?"

Marine Log Conference "Gulf Offshore 2001", Biloxi MS, June 2001.


34.    "Highway 105: The Economics of a Coastal Trailership Service" (with Fred Hillmann)

SNAME Symposium on Transportation Operations, Management and Economics, Secaucus NJ, May 1997


33.    "An Introduction to International Shipbuilding Marketing"

Conference on Marine Marketing, Baltimore MD, April 1997.


32.    "An Introduction to International Shipbuilding Marketing"

Marine Marketing Handbook, March 1997.


31.    "Needed: New National Shipbuilding Initiatives"

Marine Log, February 1997.


30.    "After the Fiasco of the OECD Agreement"

Marine Log, September 1996.


29.    "Post-Panamax Fleet Presents Opportunities for U.S. Shiprepairers"

Marine Log, March 1996.


28.    "U.S. Shipbuilders: An Agenda for a United Front"

Marine Log, May 1995.


27.    "Five Ways to Make the Most of American Shipyard Workers' Talents"

Marine Log, November 1994.


26.    "U.S. Second-Tier Shipyards Plan to Take on the International Market"

International Shipping Review, Summer 1994.


25.    "A New Approach to Ship Repair and Maintenance"

Marine Log Conference on Ship Repair, New Orleans LA, April 1994.


24.    "What Is a Ship Really Worth?"

Shipping Finance Annual, May 1993.


23.    "Is the U.S. Shipbuilding Industry Ready and Able to Compete Internationally?"

Annual Ship Production Symposium, New Orleans LA, September 1992


22.    "Ship Repair in the Pacific Basin"

Marine Digest Conference on Ship Construction, Seattle WA, May 1992


21.    "Can U.S. Yards Build Commercial Vessels?"

Marine Log, November 1991.


20.    "What's Wrong with American Shipyards?"

American Waterways Shipyard Conference, Perdido Beach FL, October 1991.


19.    "Sealift - An Alliance Concern?"

Trades Union Conference on "The Role of NATO in a World of Global Challenges", Stoke Rochford, England, January 1991.


18.    "Who Is Investing in Shipyards and Why"

Seatrade Business Review, November/December, 1990.


17.    "Where to Repair? Demand versus Capacity for Cruise Ship Repairs"

CruiseOp90, Cruise Operation Seminar & Exhibition, Miami FL, November 1990.


16.    "International Tanker Newbuilding Options"

Marine Log Tanker Legislation Conference, Washington DC, October 1990.


15.    "U.S. Shipyards in the 1990s"

Seatrade U.S. Yearbook, 1990.


14.    "Canadian Shipbuilding and Shiprepairing"

Seatrade Business Review, July/August 1990.


13.    "The 1990s: Boom Times for Shiprepairers?"

Seatrade Business Review, May/June 1990.


12.    "Commercial Opportunities for U.S. Shiprepairers in the 1990s"

Shipbuilders Council Marketing Seminar, Washington DC, January 1990.


11.    "Canadian Shipbuilding: Naval Orders Shore Up Ailing Shipyards"

Seatrade Business Review, January/February 1989.


10.    "U.S.-Flag Tankers for Mobilization: A Proposal for a Sealift Tanker Program"

Society of Naval Architects Spring Meeting, Philadelphia PA, May 1987.


9.       "The Need for Stability in Naval Shipbuilding"

Annual Ship Production Symposium, Long Beach CA, September 1985.


8.       "Prospects for the U. S. Maritime Industry"

Society of Automotive Engineers Annual Conference, Arlington VA, May 1985.


7.       "With Naval Work Concentrated in a Few Yards, the Industry Struggles to Survive"

Seatrade U.S. Yearbook, 1983.


6.       "How the Navy Buys Its Ships: Some Constructive Suggestions"

Maritime America Conference, Baltimore MD, March 1983.


5.       "The Challenge of the Eighties in Ship Design, Construction and Operation"

Society of Naval Architects Ship Costs Conference, New York NY, Sep 1982.


4.       "The Potential for a Competitive U. S. Maritime Industry"

Seatrade Money and Ships Conference, London, England, March 1982.


3.       "The Energy Situation and Domestic Shipbuilding"

Seatrade U.S. Gulf Shipping Conference, New Orleans LA, June 1981.


2.       "Bringing Japanese Shipbuilding Ideas to U. S. Shipyards" (with Yukinori Mikami)

Society of Naval Architects, New York Section, New York NY, May 1980.


1.       "Looking Ahead to the 80s: A Three-to-Five Year Projection for the Marine Industry"

Texas A. & M. Marine Industry Outlook Conference, Houston TX, April 1980.