Events & News

Join us for the April 10, 2024, 2024 SMA Luncheon 

Author Anthony Whitworth: Saltwater Highway: One Man’s Journey Through the International Dry Bulk Bulk Maritime Market

March 13, 2024 SMA Luncheon at a new location

We look forward to seeing you for the SMA Speaker Luncheon to be held in person at Seward & Kissel on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 12 noon.

SMA & CMA Speaker Luncheon – Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Buckley McAllister, PresidentMcAllister Towing – Topic: Current Contractual Issues from the Work Boat Perspective

SMA Speaker Luncheon – January 10, 2024

SMA January speaker luncheon to be held on Wednesday, 1/10/24 at Bank Rome’s offices in NYC. Speakers: Martin McCluney, Rick Geiger

SMA Annual Holiday Luncheon – December 13, 2023

SMA December Annual Holiday luncheon to be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 3 West Club. No speaker, just good cheer. We will also recognize the 60th Anniversary of the SMA.

SMA-BIMCO Presentation on GENCON 2022

On November 1, SMA and BIMCO, with support from ASBA, CMA and NYMAR, hosted over 80 attendees at a seminar.

SMA Members Election Results for Officers and Board Members

At the Annual General Meeting of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. (SMA) on May 10, 2023, SMA members re-elected LeRoy Lambert as President and Robert C. Meehan as Vice-President for two-year terms.

Maritime Arbitration in New York – Zoom Seminars, March 2023

This seminar is offered to help further and promote the fair, just, ethical and cost – effective resolution of charter party and other maritime contract disputes by arbitration in New York.

March Speaker Luncheon – March 8, 2023

Please join us for our March Speaker Luncheon. The SMA’s Own Robert Milana and LeRoy Lambert, Topic: Mediation: Around the World…in Less than 80 Days?

Stopping The Biggest Oil Spill  You Have Never Heard Of – Feb 8, 2023

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 – SMA & CMA ARE EXCITED TO  JOINTLY PRESENT: Patrick McShane, Partner, Frilot LLC, and Timmy Couvillion / President & CEO, Couvillion Group