Wed, Oct 06 | New York

2021 Annual Setting the Course Banquet

The 2021 Setting the Course Event will be a Cocktail Party, limited to 100 people to allow for social distancing. We will honor the 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Friends of Seafarers. Limited tickets and tables:

Time & Location

Oct 06, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
New York, 1 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA

About The Event

On an outdoor patio overlook New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty we will celebrate the professional accomplishments of people who advance seafarers' welfare. 


Outstanding Friends of Seafarers:

  • James E. Caponiti, President, American Maritime Congress (AMC) - 2020
  • Eric P. Ebeling, President and CEO, American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) -2020
  • Jacqueline Smith,  ITF Maritime Coordinator -2021
  • Steven E. Werse, retired Int’l Secretary-Treasurer, Int'l Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) - 2020

Special Recognition for Service to Seafarers:

  • Timothy J. Ferrie, President, The Marine Society of the City of New York - 2020

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are sponsored by

Philip W. J. and Suzanne C. Fisher.

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