Talks at the Seaport Museum

Six Hot Button Issue Facing the Shipping Industry

Lecture with Professor Ira Breskin

Thursday, February 28 | 6:30 pm | FREE | Registration Recommended

Join the Seaport Museum and SUNY Maritime College’s Senior Lecturer professor Ira Breskin for Six Hot Button Issues Facing the Shipping Industry. 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. Doors open at 6:15 pm.


Getting Here

By subway: Take the A, C, 2, 3, J, Z, 4, or 5 train to Fulton Street. Upon exiting, walk east on Fulton Street until you reach Water Street. Depending on where you exit, the walk takes between 8 and 15 minutes.

By bus: Take the M-15 SBS or M-15 to Fulton Street. Note: On the M-15 SBS, you must pay at the bus stop before boarding. Walk one block east.

By ferry: The East River Ferry, Water Taxi, and New York Waterway provide service to Pier 11 from Brooklyn, Queens, and New Jersey. From Pier 11, walk north on South Street for about 5 minutes. Once at Fulton Street, turn left and walk up one block west toward Water Street. From the Staten Island Ferry, the museum is about a mile walk Northeast on Water or South Street.

Parking: Parking in the area is limited. There is a parking lot located at Front and John Streets, just two blocks from Bowne & Co. Another lot is available at 294 Pearl Street.


*As we are located in an historic district please contact the Museum regarding accessibility needs prior to your visit