skip to Main Content

Developing Agenda

Coming soon!

Speakers

Joe Hughes, Chairman & CEO of Shipowners Claims Bureau (SCB), Chairman of NAMEPA

Joe has served as Chairman and CEO of the managers of the American Club, an International Group mutual, for nearly twenty-five years. Joe also oversees the activities of Eagle Ocean Agencies, Inc., an affiliate of SCB, which operates the Eagle Ocean Marine and Eagle Ocean America insurance facilities. In addition, he is a director of American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company, Ltd., a Cyprus-based underwriting investment of the American Club. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Joe is chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), and a director (and former president) of the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Annual Sponsors

ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.  From its world headquarters in Houston, ABS delivers survey and engineering services and solutions to clients through a network of local representatives working from more than 200 offices in 70 countries.

ABS- At-A-Glance

 

The American Club’s mission is to provide its Members with a broad and financially secure range of P&I and related insurance services which most effectively meet the imperatives of their day-to-day business and which are delivered in an attentive, efficient, courteous and focused manner.

The American Club: A Profile - Seamless Service for Turbulent Times 

 

 With more than 600 attorneys serving clients across the globe, Blank Rome represents businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities around the globe. The Firm’s practices cover areas including business tax; commercial and corporate litigation; employment benefits and labor; financial services; bankruptcy and financial restructuring; government relations; health law; intellectual property; maritime, international trade and procurement; matrimonial; privately held and emerging companies; product liability; public companies and capital formation; public finance; real estate; trusts and estates; and white collar, internal and government investigations. Blank Rome also represents pro bono clients in a wide variety of cases and matters. 

Maritime Practice 

 

DNV is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges. With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

 

Dorian LPG is a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and a leading owner and operator of modern VLGCs.  Dorian LPG currently owns and operates 22 modern VLGCs. Dorian LPG has offices in Connecticut, USA, London, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece. 

 

Fairfield Chemical Carriers is committed to being the chemical tanker operator of choice in its selected markets; to providing its customers with top quality and reliable service – creative, proactive, and always client focused; to maintaining the highest standards for safety and efficiency in the operation of its fleet; and, above, all, to conducting all its activities professionally, ethically and in a socially responsible manner. 

 

HudsonAnalytix is a US-based international business risk solutions company providing expertise and support to the world's leading commercial shipping, ports and terminals, oil and gas, finance, insurance, manufacturing, and government sectors. HudsonAnalytix provides risk management solutions to the maritime sector galvanized by more than 30 years’ experience. Our comprehensive services, global insight, and depth of experience enable our clients to meet their regulatory, commercial and operational needs efficiently, effectively, and profitably. For more information, go to http://hudsonanalytix.com/

 

Morgan Marketing & Communications LLC is a client-based, retained marketing and communications agency committed to providing its clients with the highest quality professional marketing and communications services available. Our mission is to partner with our clients to meet their needs and exceed their goals.

 

P Ship Systems mission is to protect Seafarers, Environment, and the Sea, while saving money to shipping companies. We work with commercial shipping fleets (retrofits sailing worldwide and new-buildings). We help vessels easily, fast, real cost-effectively, by complying with/over-exceeding regulations to get rid of plastic bottled water onboard, to have a great and always freshly produced drinking-and cooking- water, 24 hours a day (utilizing their existing vessel-generated water/infrastructure), to stop waste management charges, protect people onboard and the environment, reduce GHGs and save money and resources. With distribution centres in Barcelona, Athens, Rotterdam, Houston, UAE, Hong Kong and Singapore to better support maritime clients.

Turn Vessel's Generated Water into Drinking and Cooking Water

 

Purify Fuel develops nanOCombustion Catalysts®, custom nanotech fuel additives for heavy transportation that save money, increase power and reduce emissions without engine modification. With 400 million diesel engines worldwide, we provide an immediate solution for today’s energy challenges. Our game-changing product helps achieve the most complete combustion possible. It increases fuel efficiency while significantly lowering PM, soot, carbon monoxide, and NOx. For Maritime, blending NanO2 is comparable in price to VLSFO without the hazards associated with using a product that lacks global standardization.

 

Resolve Marine provides innovative response, recovery, and compliance solutions that solve our client’s problems while safeguarding the environment. Operating from a global network of strategically positioned offices, depots, and warehouses, Resolve’s owned and managed assets ensure marine insurance companies, shipowners, offshore operators, and global governments benefit from responsive teams who strive to protect client assets and marine environments. Resolve’s salvage experience and technical expertise translates into regulatory leadership as a USCG approved OPA 90 SMFF, China SPRO, USCG approved OPA90 APC Alaska and state-approved NTV NVCC (1-Call Alaska) provider.  

 

Scorpio Group is a global provider of marine transportation services.  Scorpio Tankers Inc. and Scorpio Bulkers Inc. own product tankers and bulk carriers respectively.  Scorpio Services Holding provides services to Group companies and third parties including pooling and technical management.  Scorpio has its principal offices in Monaco and New York.  For more information, go to www.scorpiogroup.net 

 

SMIT Salvage is able to provide assistance to ships in distress (emergency response (OPA-90), wreck removal, environmental care and consultancy) anywhere in the world and at any time. It does this by operating out of four locations which are strategically situated in relation to the main international shipping routes: Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore. In addition, Boskalis offers a wide variety of marine services and contracting for the offshore energy sector including sub¬sea, heavy transport, lifting and installation (through Boskalis Offshore and Dockwise) and towage and salvage (through SMIT). Boskalis operates over 1,100 marine units in around 75 countries across six continents.

 

Since 1968, the West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) represents the interests of over 200 members comprised of steamship owners, operators, agents along with stevedoring, and terminal companies located in all Texas ports and the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana.   The West Gulf Maritime Association negotiates and administers various multiemployer collective bargaining agreements with the ILA in West Gulf ports.  The Association also liaises with various governmental entities throughout the West Gulf.  For more information, go to http://www.wgma.org/  

Subscribe by Email

Want updates on how NAMEPA is protecting marine environments and how you can get involved? Subscribe by email and follow us on social media.

Help #SaveOurSeas

Every donation counts. Your tax-deductible donation will help us protect the marine environment, support the marine industry, and educate communities to Save Our Seas.

Join NAMEPA

Join NAMEPA to help us advocate preserving the marine environment by promoting marine industry best practices.

Back To Top