NAMEPA Announces the Winners of its Marine Environment Protection Awards

September 23, 2022: The prestigious NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) Marine Environment Protection Awards for 2022 were announced today. Winners include ABS for the Industry Award, Port of Long Beach, Kai Martin from Pasha Group being honored as an Individual, Blue Sky Maritime Coalition for Association, Seamen’s Church Institute, Department of Energy’s Wind Power Technologies Office, Principle Power for Innovation, Dr. Michael Alfultis of SUNY Maritime, and Cargill for Sustainability.  The Awards will be presented at NAMEPA’s Annual Marine Environment Protection Conference, celebrating its 15th year Anniversary, being held in person on October 27th.

NAMEPA’s Marine Environment Protection Awards are given in recognition of an individual or organization’s innovative and extraordinary effort to commit themselves to preserving the marine environment as exemplified by a commitment to programs which have specific objectives set for environmental performance and improvement. The categories were Non-Profit, Education, Environmental, Government Agency, Individual, Industry, Port, and Seafarer Welfare.

“We are so impressed and proud of the work that our recipients are doing and the incredible things they have accomplished,” stated Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of NAMEPA. “The marine industry works tirelessly to deliver more than 90% of the world’s goods and energy safely and with a keen eye to reducing its environmental impact. It is NAMEPA’s mission to provide a forum for this discussion. It is an honor to spotlight our winners’ efforts, along with community partners who share our values to “Save our Seas”.

The award winners each will receive framed certificates and a desk trophy presented to them by NAMEPA Chairman Joe Hughes and the USCG’s VADM Peter Gautier, Deputy Commandant for Operations (DCO).

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) was officially launched in 2007.  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.  For more information, go to www.namepa.net.

 

Media inquiries:  Carleen Lyden Walker, c.walker@morganmarketcomm.com, +203 260 0480

 

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: www.namepa.net

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