NAMEPA Welcomes Two Leaders of Compliance as Corporate Members Global Maritime Compliance Solutions and FuelTrust Join Efforts to Save our Seas

August 16th, 2021: Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced that the Global Maritime Compliance Solutions (GMCS) and FuelTrust have joined NAMEPA as corporate members. Both GMCS and FuelTrust are dedicated to compliance within the maritime sector and are working towards allowing their customers to identify, act on and perform with low-risk investments, minimize environmental damage, and produce high returns. The successful dedication that GMCS and FuelTrust have towards mitigating risk and environmental impacts sets a strong and clear message to the maritime sector that compliance and environmental stewardship is possible and will help to “Save Our Seas.”


“We are delighted to welcome two companies committed to supporting efforts to reduce the shipping industry’s environmental impact,” stated Ms. Walker.  “NAMEPA is pleased to partner with organizations that work to ‘Save our Seas’”.


“At a time when decarbonization through digitization is critical to achieving GHG emission standards, FuelTrust is pleased to be joining NAMEPA, and excited to be collaborating with this talented group of thought-leaders on how to lower waste and pollution to create a cleaner environment.” claimed Darren Shelton


GMCS is a group of maritime industry experts whose mission is to help their customers preserve and increase business by reducing risk through compliance. FuelTrust leverages their unique technology platform to authenticate relationships across the fuel lifecycle, digitally verify data from shared sources, validate decarbonization and compliance, and identify potential fraud and risk. Both GMCS and FuelTrust use their expertise to leverage a reliable and true outcome for businesses that align with sector compliance, mitigate environmental damage, and increase corporate efficiency. GMCS and FuelTrust are exemplary examples of how compliance and mitigating environmental risk are not detrimental to maritime businesses and can increase revenue and mitigate risk.


“The technology to “Save Our Seas” is here; GMCS and FuelTrust are paving the way to a greener future for the maritime industry. NAMEPA is proud to welcome them as members and look forward to seeing their green impact on the industry’ concluded Ms. Walker.


The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources. Visit us at:


FuelTrust leverages its technology platform to create insights that reduce risk and improve ESG outcomes by authenticating relationships across the fuel lifecycle, digitally verifying data from shared sources, validating decarbonization and compliance, and identifying potential fraud and risk.  With deep insight into when, where and from whom quality fuel is supplied, our solution allows you to alleviate the financial impact of bad fuel, mitigate regulatory risk, and empower sustainable shipping.


Experts in the maritime industry whose mission is to help your ability to make money, preserve and increase business by reducing risks through compliance, with a better control of what has to be done, getting the right deliverables from your staff, your processes and suppliers, and to be able to identify in time those internal or external elements that can derail them in the fulfillment of their objectives. With our platform, ORCA, we are leaders in the design of services and solutions for Risk Control, Regulatory Compliance and Information Security; and through ORCA GRC ERM technology platform, our clients obtain more than a solution for business risk management, they get an ally to drive their growth.




Darren Shelton, FuelTrust

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