NAMEPA is celebrating 15 years of preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable maritime industry best practices and educating the pubic to Save Our Seas! Join us as we look ahead to the next 15 years!
1400: Welcome and introduction:
1410: Opening Keynote Address: Role of the Coast Guard in Shaping Maritime's Future
1430: The Next 15 Years in Maritime:
Cynthia Hudson- CEO HudsonAnalytix
Longji Yiljep, Senior Corporate Development Analyst, Dorian LPG
Joan Bondareff, Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP
Molly McCafferty, Senior Vice President, Co-Global Claims Director at Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc.
1615: Leadership Roundtable
Rick Cameron, Deputy Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Kai Martin, Vice President, The Pasha Group
Kevin Humphreys, President, Lloyd's Register Maritime and Offshore- Americas and Blue Sky Maritime Coalition member
Jan-Willem van den Dijssel, Americas and Global Parceling Lead,Cargill
Joe Hughes, Chairman & CEO of Shipowners Claims Bureau (SCB), Chairman of NAMEPA
Joe has served as Chairman of the managers of the American P&I Club, an International Group mutual, for over twenty-seven 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 the American P&I Club itself and its Cyprus-based European subsidiary.
In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Joe is Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association, (NAMEPA), President of the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey and a Director of New York Maritime, Inc. (NYMAR). He also sits on the Classification Committee of the American Bureau of Shipping, the North American Advisory Committee of Lloyd’s Register, and is a member of the National Cargo Bureau.
An Oxford-educated British barrister by training, Joe spent the first half of his career in the United Kingdom and Norway. Prior to arriving in the United States in 1995 to lead SCB, he served as Chairman of the global marine practice of JIB International Ltd., a prominent insurance brokerage owned by the Jardine Matheson Group operating at Lloyd’s of London and across the globe. A 2011 inductee into the International Maritime Hall of Fame, Joe was also named as a top ten global marine insurance personality in the Lloyd’s List One Hundred for 2015/16.
Ole Chr. Schroder, Director, Environmental Compliance at Scorpio Group
Mr. Ole Christian Schroder, Director of Environmental Compliance for Scorpio Group, headquartered New York and Monaco. He presently oversees 190 Modern Eco- friendly vessels, enforcing environmental compliance policies, procedures, and regulatory performance. Mr. Schroder previously came from, TORM AS, following its 2007 acquisition of OMI Corporation, where Mr. Schroder reported to OMI’s Board, responsible for implementing a comprehensive and strategic compliance program.
In 2000, Mr. Schroder co-founded as principal and partner, Hudson Marine Management Services, a consulting group specializing in crisis management, emergency response and maritime security. Originally from Oslo, Mr. Schroder has over 35 years of international shipping expertise, dating back to his family history in ship owning, OSCO Shipping, pioneers in the chemical and product trade. Mr. Schroder, a founding member of Intertanko’s Environmental Committee, now Vice-Chairman, is also a board member of NAMEPA.
RDML Wayne Arguin, Assistant Commandant for Policy Prevention, USCG
Rear Admiral Arguin serves as the Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, and is responsible for the development of national policy, standards, and programs promoting Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Stewardship. Three Directorates carry out the mission: Inspections and Compliance, Marine Transportation Systems, and Commercial Regulations and Standards. Programs include waterways management, navigation and boating safety, ports and facilities, merchant mariner credentialing, vessel documentation, marine casualty investigation, commercial vessel inspections, and port state control.
Prior to his current assignment, Rear Admiral Arguin served as the Director of Inspections and Compliance (CG-5PC) as well as Director of Emerging Policy (DCO-X). His previous operational assignments include Sector Commander, Sector New Orleans from 2016 to 2018.
A native of Millington, TN, Rear Admiral Arguin resides in Manassas, VA with his wife, Andrea.
Cynthia Hudson, CEO HudsonAnalytix
Cynthia A. Hudson is CEO and founder of HudsonAnalytix, Inc., a global maritime risk consultancy serving the maritime transportation sector, headquartered in the Philadelphia region in the United States, and with offices across the United States and in Greece, Italy, and the United Kingdom. She is a forward-thinking leader in the industry, providing leadership on risk management challenges within the maritime transportation sector including cyber security risk management for shipping, ports, and terminals.
In 1986, Ms. Hudson founded what became HudsonAnalytix to provide emergency response, maritime project management, and maritime consulting services to maritime transportation interests; oil and energy, vessel owners/operators and insurers for more than 100 oil and hazardous material response incidents. Ms. Hudson led the firm into maritime security for ports and vessels, providing port vulnerability security assessment work at hundreds of ports and facilities worldwide. In 2016, she expanded the HudsonAnalytix cyber security initiative to design and deliver cybersecurity and cyber risk management solutions to maritime clients and provide cybersecurity expertise to governmental agencies. She has created and spearheaded projects such as CyberLogix and PortLogix, both of which are tools providing tailored cyber threat intelligence to senior port and shipping executives around the world.
Throughout the maritime transportation industry, she is well-known and highly regarded for her work and contributions in her field. In 2016, Ms. Hudson was honored by the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Committee on Ports with the Maritime Award of the Americas: Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sector. Ms. Hudson serves on a number of Industry Boards such as the American Caribbean Maritime Association and the Maritime Academy High School in Philadelphia. She is President of WISTA Delaware River & Bay Chapter and a Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA). She has been a speaker, panelist, and moderator at conferences across the globe.
Longji Yiljep, Senior Corporate Development Analyst, Dorian LPG
Longji Yiljep is the Senior Analyst Corporate Development, Research and Analytics. Joined Dorian LPG in 2015 as a Corporate Development Analyst, focusing on business and financial analysis. Also focused on internal development, commercial performance, and fleet optimization projects. Holds a BA in Economics from Brown University, and an MSc in Finance from Goldey-Beacom College.
Joan Bondareff, Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP
Joan M. Bondareff, Of Counsel at Blank Rome, focuses her practice on marine transportation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. Joan represents clients in many industries and state and local governments in matters related to: Maritime regulations and public policy; Environmental law; Government relations; Renewable energy; Federal grants; and Maritime security for shipyards and ports. Before joining Blank Rome, Joan was chief counsel and acting deputy administrator of the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. She was also former majority counsel for the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Joan served on the Obama Transition Team for the Department of Transportation handling maritime related issues. She worked on the OPA 90 legislation, and also helped develop the Natural Resource Damage Assessment regulations when she was the assistant general counsel for Ocean Services at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Joan is also General Counsel and Secretary, North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (“NAMEPA”), a nonprofit that promotes sustainable practices for the shipping industry. She is a former member of Women in Government Relations (“WGR“) and served on the Homeland Security and Environment and Energy Task Forces. In May 2018, Joan was appointed by the U.S. Department of State as an expert on coastal zone management and planning for the United Nation’s second World Ocean Assessment, and she has been chair of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority since being elected to the position in November 2016. Most recently, in August 2021, Joan was reappointed as At Large Vice Chair of the Marine Resources Committee of the American Bar Association (”ABA”) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources for the 2021–2022 term. And last, but not least, in December 2021, Joan received a letter from Governor Ralph S. Northam on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia, expressing his admiration and sincere appreciation for her selfless service, achievements, and contributions to the development of Virginia's offshore wind energy resource.
Molly McCafferty, Senior Vice President, Co-Global Claims Director at Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc.
Senior Vice-President, Co-Global Claims Director for Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc (SCB), Managers of the American P&I Club. Previously acted as General Counsel for Guardian Navigation Inc., a bulk owner/operator and pool manager. Over twenty-five years of experience in the maritime industry handling charter party disputes (both as Owner and Charterer), marine casualties, cargo (wet and dry) and bodily injury claims, insurance coverage and other maritime disputes. Trained and practicing arbitrator and mediator. Graduate of Tulane University with a B.A. in International Relations and a minor in Economics. Graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Member of the Board of Governors of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators and Board of Directors for the CMA Education Foundation.
Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder/CEO NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden Walker is the Co-Founder and CEO of NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) leveraging off her experience as a marketing and communications professional in the commercial maritime industry with over 40 years of experience. She specializes in identifying, developing and implementing strategic marketing and communications programs that increase the visibility and effectiveness of NAMEPA as well as the development of educational resources promoting marine environment protection. She works to develop strategic alliances between industry, regulators, conservation groups and educators to “Save the Seas”.
In 2015, Ms. Walker was appointed a Goodwill Maritime Ambassador by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). She is a member of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association), the Connecticut Maritime Association, the Marine Society of the City of New York, The National Press Club, WIMAC (Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean) and is a Past-President of the Propeller Club Chapter of the Port of NY/NJ. She is consistently listed in the top 100 global maritime women.
Ms. Walker is also Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Marketing & Communications, Chief Evolution Officer for SHIPPINGInsight, and the Co-Founder of the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage. In 2010, she was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the United States Coast Guard and in 2014 a Public Service Commendation for her work on World Maritime Day and AMVER, respectively. Ms. Walker graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in Political Science and History (minor in Economics) and studied Accounting at Cornell School of Business Administration. She is a trained facilitator and media trainer and held a USCG Captain’s license.
Rick Cameron, Deputy Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Richard D. “Rick” Cameron is the Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Development for the Port of Long Beach, California, named to the post in August 2018 by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, governing body for the city’s Harbor Department and the Port.
Mr. Cameron coordinates with the Managing Directors of the two bureaus he oversees to achieve the goals set out in the Port’s 2019 Strategic Plan, an update he co-authored, which provides the roadmap the entire Port of Long Beach team follows to achieve its goals and ensure the Port’s continuing success.
The Engineering Bureau includes the Construction Management, Design, Maintenance, Program Management, Project Controls and Survey divisions. The Planning and Environmental Affairs Bureau includes Environmental Planning, Master Planning and Transportation Planning.
Together, the bureaus implement the Port’s capital improvement program, a plan to invest $1.6 billion over the next 10 years to upgrade Port facilities, protect the environment, increase revenue and enhance competitiveness. Projects include the Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility, Terminal Island Wye Rail Project, demolition of the old Gerald Desmond Bridge and other roadway, waterway, dock and rail improvements to speed cargo flow and reduce traffic.
Mr. Cameron joined the Port as an intern in 1996 and was hired as an Environmental Specialist late that same year. He left the Port in early 2003 for a consulting assignment, returning to Long Beach in early 2006 as Manager of Environmental Planning. In 2007, Mr. Cameron was named Director of the newly created Environmental Planning Division. In July 2013, he was appointed Acting Managing Director of Planning and Environmental Affairs and named Managing Director in February 2014.
Mr. Cameron has a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is a resident of Manhattan Beach.
Kai Martin, Vice President, The Pasha Group
Mr. Martin has over 30 years’ experience in the maritime industry. Joining The Pasha Group in 2011, he leads Pasha’s ESG Environmental Sustainability, Energy Management, Quality, Security, and Business Resiliency programs. Prior to his current role, he managed the Pasha Center of Excellence, Shared Service Centers, PMO, and Business Process Management teams with Pasha.
Prior to The Pasha Group, he served in Iraq as a U.S. Naval Officer and continues to serve as a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Mr. Martin’s earlier experience included extensive Marine Port and Intermodal operations managing terminals with deep experience with all cargo types. Later he managed the PMO and led Programs for advanced automation, terminal improvement, and greenfield projects. Mr. Martin specialized in deploying new operating systems as well as port facility planning, design, operational and system analysis, labor relations, program management. He is a founding developer of the international Container Terminal Quality Indicator CTQI standard and co-inventor for an automated marine container patent. He holds an MBA-Global Management from American Military University, BS-Marine Transportation from the California Maritime Academy as well as multiple Project Management, Security, Emergency Response, Quality, and Environment certifications.
Mr. Martin was appointed by NOAA to the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council in 2018 where he currently serves as Chair, Measurement and Operational Efficiency Workstream Lead for the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, Hawaii Energy Policy Forum Member, American Association Port Authorities Environment Committee Member, and serves on various non-profit Boards and Community environmental organizations.
Kevin Humphreys, President, Lloyd's Register and Offshore- Americas and Blue Sky Maritime Coalition member
Kevin is President of Lloyd’s Register Americas. Lloyd’s Register is the oldest shipping Classification body, founded in London City 260 years ago.
Kevin has 30 years of experience as a senior executive and manager in a variety of fields including private equity and venture capital backed start-ups, OEM, software, international shipping, and government. Among his significant previous positions, Kevin served as General manager of Market Innovation at Wartsila Inc., CEO and Chief Operating Officer of Fifth Street Development, and Senior Vice President of Engineering & Business Development at Marorka USA. Before entering the private sector, Kevin was a Special Agent with The Federal Bureau of Investigation, sailed as a licensed Chief Engineer in the merchant marines, and served as an officer in the US Naval Reserve.
Kevin is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering Systems, holds a Chief Engineers License Unlimited steam and diesel, and has a Masters of Arts degree in the Philosophy and Theology of Science from Biola University.
Jan-Willem van den Dijssel, Americas and Global Parceling Lead, Cargill
Jan-Willem van den Dijssel is an accomplished trader and business leader with over 20 years’ experience in the maritime trading industry. In his current role, Jan-Willem is responsible for the general management of Cargill’s business across the Americas.
Jan-Willem joined Cargill in 1996 as a grain trader in Santiago de Chile within the Latin America business unit. Later, he successfully held trading roles in Cargill’s global corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and in Miami, Florida.
In 2004, Jan-Willem moved to the Panamax desk of Cargill’s Ocean Transportation business in Geneva, Switzerland before he became manager of the Americas Handy desk. In 2011, Jan-Willem joined the New Jersey office as Americas Commercial Manager. In 2014, he was promoted to his current role of Americas Lead.
Jan-Willem studied Finance and Accounting at Glasgow University and in 1995 he graduated with an MSc in Business and Commerce from Groningen University in the Netherlands.
In January 2018, Jan-Willem was named as Cargill’s board representative of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association.
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.
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.
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.
For more information, visit www.claymaitland.com/about/
CLIA is the world's largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice for the industry as the leading authority of the global cruise community. CLIA supports policies and practices that foster safe, healthy, and sustainable cruise operations; tourism strategies that maximize the socio-economic benefits of cruise travel; and technologies and innovations that protect and preserve our planet.
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.
For more information, visit https://www.donjon.com/
Dorian LPG is a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and a leading owner and operator ofmodern VLGCs. Dorian LPG currently owns and operates 22 modern VLGCs. Dorian LPG has offices in Connecticut, USA, London, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece.
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.(NASDAQ: EGLE) is a US-based fully integrated shipowner-operator engaged in the global transportation of drybulk commodities.Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, with offices in Singapore and Copenhagen, Eagle focuses exclusively on the mid-size drybulk vessel segment and owns one of the largest fleets of Supramax/Ultramax ships in the world.
Ecochlor, a leader in the ballast water treatment industry, utilizes a filtration and chlorine dioxidetreatment technology. The system’s effectiveness isn’t impaired by variations in salinity, temperature, turbidity, organics, and vibration. No re-treatment or neutralization is necessary at discharge. The system meets or exceeds the most demanding IMO and USCG regulations.
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.
Future Care, Inc® is a global telemedical service and international provider of medical care management services. Future Care provides a 24/7 Medical Advice First Response program called “Caring for the Crew”® for shipowners, ship managers, and their respective insurance companies. Future Care provides Medical Record, Bill review and auditing services.
Gallagher Marine Systems (GMS) is the industry’s most comprehensive source of full-service, in-depth, compliance support. Our capabilities are supported by an unmatched blend of practical field experience and regulatory compliance expertise. The GMS Qualified Individual (QI) and Spill Management Team (SMT) include some of the most highly qualified and extensively experienced incident response experts in the industry.
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.
Every day, International Seaways’ mission is to exceed its customers’ expectations. We know that every stakeholder is a customer.
We do this by understanding our customers’ needs, and by understanding our own business and challenging ourselves to constantly seek improvement.
We transport energy safely and efficiently though diligent and environmentally compliant operations of well-maintained assets by well trained and dedicated crews.
For more information, visit https://www.itopf.org/
Lloyd’s Register is a provider of global maritime professional services. It is the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships. Lloyd’s Register’s technical expertise is offered in more than 70 locations, serving clients based in 182 countries and it recently acquired OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions.
At MPS, we create and implement innovative solutions for MARPOL related waste streams, consistent with a comprehensive sustainability strategy and a circular model based on the methodological framework of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, as well as national and international standards that prevent pollution in the maritime industry. We are implementing tools and processes to track and reduce emissions along our entire value chain and at every step of our services. This will be achieved by using the most efficient technologies available to maximize recycling, promote a circular economy and minimize energy consumption, giving vessels the opportunity to measure and reduce their scope 3 emissions.
Our vision is to incorporate our circular economy and decarbonization model throughout the world through strategic global partnerships. With the right leadership and correct sustainable practices, the waste generated by 30 million cruise passengers and seafarers from more than 50,000 merchant ships, will contribute to the net zero transition our planet urgently requires.
Maritime Solutions, Inc. Maritime Solutions, Inc. (MSI) was founded in 1998 to introduce advanced technologies to the international marine and environmental marketplace. Maritime Solutions’ mission is to be a leading source for advanced concepts that address marine and environmental concerns by promoting innovative products and services, providing more effective solutions to traditional marine and environmental problems.
Martin Marine, a division of Martin Midstream Partners L.P., transports petroleum products and by-products largely in the Gulf Coast region utilizing a fleet of 31 inland marine tank barges, 14 inland push boats, and one offshore ATB unit. Our largest marine transportation customers include major and independent oil and gas refining companies, and petroleum marketing companies. Additionally, our robust fleet contains vessels that reflect our focus on the transportation of specialty products.
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.
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (“Navios Partners”), (“the Company”), is a leading US publicly listed marine transportation company that owns and operates dry cargo and tanker vessels. Navios Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NMM". The Company has a modern fleet of 175 vessels, across three segments with 15 different types of vessels servicing 10+ end markets. Its fleet consists of a mix of Capesize, Panamax, Ultra-Handymax vessels, Containerships and Crude and Product Tankers with and average age of 9.6 years, well below the industry average.
The OPA 90 Forum was founded to serve as a community of those parties interested in the protection of U.S. waters from pollution by oil and hazardous substances from waterborne or land-based sources. The Mission is to provide a forum for those concerned with OPA 90 preparedness, prevention and response, with the goal of reducing the number and severity of incidents and increasing the effectiveness of response. The OPA 90 Forum is a non-profit organization incorporated in Delaware in 2021. It is recognized by the IRS as a 501c6, and is accepted by the U.S. Federal Government under the System for Award Management.
Turning ship's evaporated water into an excellent and constantly freshly produced drinking and cooking water, with systems characterized as “Best Practice for Drinking Water“ by three reputable Oil Majors, numerous ship owners and managers have realized dramatic benefits from 2200+ systems in circulation of P Ship Systems.
We design, develop, build, distribute and long-term support our shipping clients with field-tested and cost-effective marine solutions, on fast ROI for the Bridge, Mess Rooms, Engine Room, Galley, etc. Each system treats/produces daily from 380-2.270Ltrs of excellent water, at different water temperatures.
Providing fresh drinking water while managing costs, reducing the environmental impact and over-exceeding regulations, P Ship Systems is poised to deliver and support its systems wherever shipping is concentrated. With systems easy to install, maintain and backed up by full documentation and long-term unique dedicated support by trained personnel, based on a ticketing system, via different key shipping warehouse locations.
The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port handles trade valued at $200 billion annually and supports 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California, and more than 50,000 jobs – or 1 in 5 – in Long Beach.
The Port of Long Beach is one of the few U.S. ports that can welcome today’s largest vessels, serving 175 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world. Goods moving through the Port of Long Beach originate in or are destined for every congressional district in the United States. In 2021, the Port handled more than 9.4 million container units, achieving the busiest year in its history.
Scorpio Tankers Inc. is a provider of marine transportation of petroleum products worldwide. Scorpio Tankers Inc. currently owns, lease finances or bareboat charters-in 113 product tankers (39 LR2 tankers, 60 MR tankers and 14 Handymax tankers) with an average age of 6.7 years. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol STNG. Additional information about the Company is available at the Company’s website www.scorpiotankers.com
Sealift Inc. is an owner and operator of a fleet of U.S. flag vessels that are engaged in worldwide operation for both the U.S. Navy and the commercial sector. The company commenced operations in 1975 and maintains a strong presence in the U.S. Navy's MSC fleet. Sealift's assets are its people and their experience. They are committed to delivering the highest level of quality as is indicated by the continued satisfaction of their customers.
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.