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November 3 – November 6, 2021

Marriott Boston Long Wharf

(Subject to Change)

Inside Facemasks Required Per City of Boston.

Suffolk Law School also requires completion of a health screening form every day, upon arrival.

Please check the MLA website for links to COVID requirements at some venues as they may change.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

All Day – Early Arrival

1:00-5:00 p.m. – Registration

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Registration

9:00 – 11:30 am – MLA Board of Directors Meeting 

Location: The Union Club of Boston, 8 Park Street

1:00 p.m. – Stevedores, Marine Terminals, and Vessel Services

Sea-L-E* Location: Massport Conley Container Terminal (The Boston Fish Pier, 212 Northern Ave., East 1 Entrancethen Boston Ship Repair Dry Dock (32 Drydock Avenue, Seaport District – Entrance at the corner of Tide St. and North Ave.) – Transportation to both locations by Vans

2:00 pm – Salvage

Salvage Meeting Agenda

Sea-L-E* Location: Moakley Federal Courthouse Dock (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District), TowBoatU.S. vessel inspection, then Judge Bowler’s courtroom

Wednesday Suffolk Law School Coffee Break Sponsored by Marine Safety Consultants, Inc.

3:00 pm – Offshore Industries

Offshore Industries Meeting Agenda

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

3:30 pm – Joint Marine Insurance & General Average & Carriage of Goods – CLE Credit

Marine Insurance and Carriage of Goods Joint Meeting Agenda

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

4:00 pm – Uniformity of U.S. Maritime Law – CLE Credit

Uniformity Meeting Agenda

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

4:00 pm – Website and Technology

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

4:00 pm – Tour

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Reception in Museum (Business Casual Attire)

Location: USS CONSTITUTION, 22 Charlestown Navy Yard – Transportation by Bus

Reception Sponsored by National Maritime Services

 Thursday, November 4, 2021

As Needed – Registration

8:30 – 11:00 am – Recreational Boating – CLE Credit

Sea-L-E* Location: Boston BoatWorks, 333 Terminal Street, Charlestown – Transportation by Vans

Thursday Suffolk Law School Coffee Break Sponsored by S.E.A. Limited

10:00 am – Arbitration and ADR

Arbitration and ADR Meeting Agenda

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

10:00 am – Noon – Autonomous Vessels Subcommittee – CLE Credit

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

11:00 am – Noon – Our Oceans – CLE Credit

Our Oceans Meeting Agenda

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

12:00 pm – Lunch on your own

Location: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

12:15 pm – Maritime Automated Surface Ship (MASS) demonstration by Sea Machines

Sea-L-E* Location:  Moakley Federal Courthouse Dock (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District)

1:30 – 3:00 pm – Joint Fisheries & Practice and Procedure – CLE Credit

Fisheries and Practice & Procedure Joint Meeting Agenda

Sea-L-E* Location: Moakley Federal Courthouse Dock (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District), F/V AARSHEIM JUNIOR inspection and arrest, then Judge Bowler’s courtroom

2:00 – 3:30 pm – Inland Waters and Towing

Inland Waters Meeting Agenda

Sea-L-E* Location: Moakley Federal Courthouse (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District), Judge Bowler’s Courtroom, then tug/scow inspection at Federal Courthouse dock

3:00 pm – Young Lawyers

Location: Moakley Federal Courthouse (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District), Judge Bowler’s Courtroom

4:00 pm – Judge William G. Young Talk

Location: Moakley Federal Courthouse (1 Courthouse Way, Seaport District), Jury Room

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Reception (Business Casual or Casual Attire)

Location: Lookout Rooftop, Envoy Hotel, 70 Sleeper Street, Seaport District

Reception Sponsored by Farrell Smith O’Connell Aarsheim Aprans LLP

Friday, November 5, 2021

As Needed – Registration

8:00 – 11:00 am – Cruise Lines and Passenger Vessels (CLE Credit) – Marine Torts and Casualties &

(8:30 am Sail – 10:30 am Dock)

Cruise Lines Meeting Agenda

Sea-L-E* Location: ODYSSEY (60 Rowes Wharf) Boston Harbor Cruise, Buffet Breakfast, Underway Bridge and Engine Room access; Pilot Boat

Sponsored by Clinton & Muzyka, P.C. and Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

10:30 am – Maritime Bankruptcy

 

Friday Suffolk Law School Coffee Break Sponsored by Jonathan K. Klopman, Marine Surveyor

11:00 am – International Organizations, Conventions, and Standards

11:00 am – Marine Financing

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch, on your own

Above Locations: Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont Street (Zoom attendance offered)

1:00 pm – General Meeting of the Association

Location: Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, 4 South Market (Zoom attendance offered)

Sponsored by Holbrook & Murphy

Court Reporting Services Generously Provided by O’Brien & Levine Court Reporting Solutions

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Diversity and Inclusion Panel – CLE Credit

Location: Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, 4 South Market (Zoom attendance offered)

6:00 pm – Reception and Dinner (Business Attire)

Location: The State Room, 60 State Street, 33rd Floor

Saturday, November 6, 2021

8:30 am5:30 pm – Joint Meeting – CLE Credit

Cybersecurity

Marine Insurance

Marine Pollution and Maritime Crimes

Marine Torts and Casualties

Offshore Industries

Regulation of Vessel Operations, Safety, Security and Navigation

Government Counsel

In-House Counsel

Joint Meeting Sea-L-E Event Agenda

Sea-L-E* Location: TS KENNEDY and bridge simulator, marine casualty response, offshore windfarm facility, at Massachusetts Maritime Academy (proof of vaccination required at Mass. Maritime), Buzzards Bay – Transportation by Bus

Sponsored by Independent Maritime Consulting LLC

Evening – Dine-Around in Boston

*Events designated with “Sea-L-E” are interactive, hands-on sessions aboard and at working ships and facilities. Please be prepared for rain and wind with footwear appropriate for onboard investigations.