2023 Annual Conference & Awards Dinner

As shipping wrestles with the pathway forward to meet the recently set MEPC 80 goals, the time to begin these conversations is now. This event is set to bring together industry experts, innovators, thought leaders, and students providing a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and recognition of outstanding achievements. The afternoon conference will be followed by NAMEPA’s Annual Marine Environment Protection Awards (MEP Awards) Dinner recognizing the achievements of industry leaders, companies, organizations, and government agencies in their efforts to Save Our Seas. We are looking forward to be hosting this event at SUNY Maritime College in New York, where the future leaders of this industry will have an opportunity to speak and listen to industry experts!


1300: Registration - Refreshments hosted by Genco Shipping

1330: Welcome and Introduction - Joe Hughes, Chairman of NAMEPA, Chairman of Shipowners Claims Bureau (The American Club)

1340: Opening Keynote Address: RADM Michael Alfultis, PhD., President at SUNY Maritime College

1355: The Regulatory Roadmap: CAPT Dan Cost, P.E. Chief, Office of Design and Engineering Standards, USCG

1415: Ships and Fuels of the Future

Moderator: Jan-Willem van den Dijssel, Americas Lead at Cargill Inc. Ocean Transportation 

1500: Coffee/Tea Break - Hosted by Maritime Procurement Services

1530: The Future Mariner Workshop

Moderator: Dick Fredricks, Executive Director, OPA 90 Forum

1630: Leadership Roundtable: 

  • MEP Award Winner: TOTE Services, Brian Murray, Fleet Port Captain
  • MEP Award Winner: MSC Cruises, Rick Sasso, Chairman of MSC Cruises, USA
  • MEP Award Winner: New York Harbor Middle School, Priscilla Figueroa, Principal
  • MEP Winner: PortXChange, Sjoerd de Jager, Managing Director and Co- Founder 

1715: Chairman's Wrap Up- Joe Hughes, Chairman, NAMEPA

1730-1800: NAMEPA Annual General Meeting

1800-1900: Reception

1900-2130: Dinner Program: Maritime Environment Protection (MEP) Awards and ASA Science Awards


Brian Murray, Fleet Port Captain, TOTE Services

Brian started his career in the Maritime Industry by graduating from SUNY Maritime College with a degree in Marine Environmental Science and a USCG Third Mate license. He went on to sail as Environmental Officer and Chief Deck Officer- Environmental in the Cruise Line industry before transitioning to cargo vessels and subsea construction where he sailed as Master Unlimited for several years.

Utilizing his background in Environmental Management and time as Master, he transferred into a shoreside role to spend more time with his growing family. Brian, his wife, and two daughters currently live in the Jacksonville, FL area where Brian is an integral part of the Safety Department within TOTE Services. His duties include overseeing the safe operation of the Company’s vessels and acting as the environmental subject matter expert on all maritime regulatory requirements. One of the highlights of his career has been developing the Safety Management System, alongside MARAD and SUNY Maritime, for the new fleet of Training Vessels. The five ships will provide a safe and cutting-edge training platform for the next generation of seafarers in this country.

He is honored to be accepting the 2023 NAMEPA Environmental Award for Industry on behalf of TOTE Services for the amazing work the company has done, and continues to do, to protect the marine environment for generations to come.

CAPT Dan Cost, P.E. Chief, Office of Design and Engineering Standards, USCG

 Captain Dan Cost, currently the Chief of the Office of Design and Engineering Standards for the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, has over 20 years of operational and technical experience with the Coast Guard. His responsibilities include the development of U.S. national maritime safety and security standards for the commercial shipping industry. He also serves as the U.S. Head of Delegation for the International Maritime Organization’s Ship Design and Construction Subcommittee, overseeing U.S. initiatives in the development of international standards. Captain Cost has in depth knowledge of shipping regulations, including vessel design and oeprations and has held various leadership positions with the Coast Guard, most recently as Executive Officer of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center. He is a 2005 graduate of the University of Michigan with Master of Science in Engineering degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and is a 1999 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia. 

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.

Doug Martin, President and General Manager, Smit Salvage Americas and Chairman, OPA 90 Forum 

Captain Douglas Martin began his sea going career sailing for Apex Marine after graduating from SUNY Maritime College, New York in 1983 with a BE in Electrical Engineering degree and 3rd mate deck license. After 14 years sailing he joined SMIT Salvage in 1997 to continue his maritime career in marine salvage.

As a SMIT resident Salvage Master for North and South Americas since 1997, Captain Martin has been responsible for numerous complex and simple salvages throughout the region and around the world.

He now holds the position of President and General Manager for SMIT Salvage Americas, President Boskalis Holding USA, Chairman of the OPA90 FORUM  and volunteers to serve on the Board of Directors of NAMEPA.

Jan Hagen Andersen, Business Development Director, DNV Maritime

Mr. Andersen has over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry with a focus on propulsion systems and machinery.  He has a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and started his career at a marine engineering and service company in Seattle.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas and Washington State.

In 2005, he joined DNV in the Machinery Section of the Maritime Technical Advisory Group based in Norway.  The Advisory group provides consultancy and non-class support services to ship owners, ship yards, manufacturers, designers and other stakeholders.  In 2010 he moved to the DNV office in Houston, Texas and is currently a Business Development Director for DNV GL Maritime, Region Americas.  In this role, he is focusing on alternative fuels, environmental compliance, energy efficiency, and novel technologies in shipping.   

He is a member of the SNAME M-16 Panel on Propulsion Shafting and is on the North America Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) Board of Directors.

Jan-Willem van den Dijssel, Americas Lead at Cargill Inc. Ocean Transportation

Jan-Willem van den Dijssel is an accomplished business leader with over 25 years’ experience in the grain and maritime trading industry.  In his current role, Jan-Willem is responsible for Cargill’s Ocean Transportation business across the Americas.

Jan-Willem joined Cargill in 1996 as a grain trader in Chile.  He successfully held grain trading roles in Cargill’s corporate headquarters in Minneapolis and in Miami.  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 and was promoted to his current role of Americas Lead in 2014. He moved the Ocean Transportation team to Miami in 2021. 

Jan-Willem studied Finance and Accounting at Glasgow University and graduated with an MSc in Business and Commerce degree 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.  He arranged Cargill’s lead sponsorship and completed all 6 Seamen’s Church Institute Mountain Challenge events in support of mariners.

Joe Hughes, Chairman of Shipowners Claims Bureau (SCB), Chairman of NAMEPA and INTERMEPA

Joe has served as chairman of the managers of the American Club, an International Group mutual, for more than twenty-eight 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 both the American Club itself and its European subsidiary based Cyprus. In addition to his chairmanship of NAMEPA, Joe is president of the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey, a director of NYMAR and also sits on committees of the American Bureau of Shipping and Lloyd’s Register of Shipping.

Kai Martin, Chief Sustainability Officer, 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.

Molly Dushay, Director, Maritime Primary and Secondary Education Coaltion (MPSEC), Education and Outreach Director, NAMEPA

Equipped with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Art degree in Teaching from Sacred Heart University, Molly has established herself as a dedicated science educator. Molly’s deep-rooted passion for marine and environmental science was sparked in her youth growing up on Long Island Sound. In her role as MPSEC Director, she leads the strategic efforts to promote maritime education in our nation’s primary and secondary schools through partnerships and resource sharing. 

As the Education & Outreach Director for the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Molly spearheads NAMEPA’s education and outreach initiatives around public and student environmental stewardship and marine environmental awareness for maritime personnel. With a primary focus on developing and implementing comprehensive programs, she engages participants on mission-driven initiatives, grant-based projects, and informative programs in collaboration with diverse audiences including the public, students, and both shoreside and offshore maritime personnel. 

Molly is also a secondary science teacher and Adjunct Professor at Sacred Heart University.

Priscilla Figueroa, Principal, New York Harbor Middle School

RADM Francis "Stash" Pelkowski, Global Business and Transportation Professor, SUNY Maritime College

Rear Admiral Francis “Stash” Pelkowski has been a Professor in Maritime College’s Global Business & Transportation (GBAT) Department since 2004 and also served as Chairman of the GBAT Department. He is an expert in running Maritime-Related Businesses (financially & operationally), Commercial Vessel Operations, Port Operations, the law (Maritime, Environmental, Business, International, and Labor), Quality/Safety/Environmental Management & Training Systems, Maritime Disaster & Casualty Response to include Oil Spills, and the Marine Transportation System (MTS).

He served for 38 years in the U.S. Coast Guard/CG Reserve and retired in 2018 from the Reserve Component while also teaching full time at the College. He served on Active Duty and as a drilling Reservist working in all 11 Congressionally-designated Statutory Missions. He specialized in large-Cutter & Small-Vessel Operations, Marine-Safety/Ship Inspection/Merchant Marine licensing, Law Enforcement, Port Security, Cyber-capability-development, and DOD/NATO Joint Military Operations. He retired from the only 2-Star Reserve Admiral position authorized by Congress and was responsible for the training and emergency-response of this 7,000+ member force responding to Ship casualties, Oil Spills, Natural Disasters, Terrorist events, and the protection of U.S. Military Cargo & Personnel when deploying overseas.

While serving as a Reservist, he completed a 27 year full-time maritime industry career sailing as a Master Mariner and 3rd Assistant Engineer in the U.S. Merchant Marine plus working ashore in positions to include Sales Manager, Chief Operating Officer, CG- Licensing/Crewing/Training Manager, Regulatory Compliance Officer, Insurance/Risk Manager, General Legal Counsel, and ultimately as the corporate President for U.S. Flag commercial vessel companies.

RADM Michael Alfultis, PhD., President, SUNY Maritime College

Dr. Michael A. Alfultis was named the 11th President of Maritime College by the SUNY Board of Trustees in June 2014 and appointed a Rear Admiral U.S. Maritime Service by the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration.

A retired U.S. Coast Guard captain with 28 years of service, Dr. Alfultis taught at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and subsequently served as the director and chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus.

Dr. Alfultis has more than 20 years of undergraduate teaching experience and 13 years of academic administrative responsibility at military and civilian institutions of higher education. His background includes service as an operations officer and navigator on a Coast Guard cutter; maritime safety and security; Coast Guard Academy faculty member and academic department chair; and senior administrator at a flagship university.

Dr. Alfultis graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1982 with a degree in Marine Science. He has a Master of Science degree from the University of Washington and a doctorate from the University of Rhode Island, both in Oceanography.  

Rick Sasso, Chairman, MSC Cruises, USA

Richard E. Sasso, Chairman of MSC Cruises (USA), has been a popular and well-respected figure in the cruise industry for 50 years and involved in the travel industry even longer. After holding key positions at Costa Cruises and Chandris Cruises, Sasso joined the senior management team that launched Celebrity Cruises in 1990. He served as president of that line from 1995 to 2001 and was instrumental in establishing it as a top premium cruise line. Sasso was named president and chief executive officer of MSC Cruises USA in April 2004, where he was charged with establishing a strong position for MSC Cruises in the North American market. In his current role as chairman, he continues to drive MSC Cruises’ ambitious growth plans in the region while also serving as the MSC Foundation’s North American Ambassador.


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 the safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to provide solutions that drive sustainability, optimize performance and increase operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.

From its world headquarters in Houston, ABS delivers survey, engineering and advisory services and solutions to clients through a network of local representatives.


Our mission is to provide comprehensive regulatory compliance with federal and state oil spill prevention and response requirements while advancing innovative solutions to the unique challenges of operating in Alaska and the US Arctic region. 


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. April 2023 Newsletter.


Blank Rome Maritime is one of the largest maritime practice groups in the United States and is supported by an even broader Transportation Industry Group that brings considerable depth and experience to the myriad litigation, regulatory and transactional issues facing the maritime industry.  With more than 650 attorneys serving clients across the globe, Blank Rome represents businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities around the globe. Blank Rome helps its clients in all aspects of their businesses. 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; government contracts; 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, go to www.blankrome.com. “Law Firm of the Year” in Admiralty & Maritime Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023. View the September issue of Blank Rome Maritime's newsletter, Mainbrace.


Cargill’s ocean transportation is a leading freight-trading business which provides bulk shipping services to customers across the globe. Founded in 1956, Cargill commands the highest level of operational expertise which ensures the sustainable and efficient management of its 650-strong fleet. Cargill has a unique market perspective able to combine first-class operations with expert trading in both physical and financial freight markets.


Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to enabling human progress. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. We aim to grow our traditional oil and gas business, lower the carbon intensity of our operations and grow new lower carbon businesses in renewable fuels, hydrogen, carbon capture, offsets and other emerging technologies. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com 


Cruise Lines International Association (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. 


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. Brochure.


Genco Shipping & Trading Limited is a U.S. based drybulk ship owning company focused on the seaborne transportation of commodities globally. We provide a full-service logistics solution to our customers utilizing our in-house commercial operating platform, as we transport key cargoes such as iron ore, grain, steel products, bauxite, cement, nickel ore among other commodities along worldwide shipping routes. Our wholly owned high quality, modern fleet of dry cargo vessels consists of the larger Capesize (major bulk) and the medium-sized Ultramax and Supramax vessels (minor bulk) enabling us to carry a wide range of cargoes. We make capital expenditures from time to time in connection with vessel acquisitions. Genco Shipping & Trading Limited’s fleet consists of 17 Capesize, 15 Ultramax and 12 Supramax vessels with an aggregate capacity of approximately 4,635,000 dwt and an average age of approximately 11 years.


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. 


thumbnail of LR – Logo (square green) 2022 (hi res.)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.

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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. 


The Cruise Division of MSC Group, the leading privately held Swiss-based shipping and logistics conglomerate with over 300 years of maritime heritage, is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has two distinct brands within its structure - the contemporary and luxury brands.

MSC Cruises, the contemporary brand, is the world’s third largest cruise brand as well as the leader in Europe, South America, the Middle East and Southern Africa with more market share in addition to deployed capacity than any other player. It is also the fastest growing global cruise brand with a strong presence in the Caribbean, North America and the Far East markets.


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”, NYSE: NMM), is a leading US publicly listed marine transportation company that owns and operates dry bulk, container and tanker vessels.  Navios Partners has a modern fleet of 177 vessels, across three segments with 15+ different types of vessels and an average age of 9.8 years. 

Navios Partners is committed to being a leader in sustainability and is continuously working towards this commitment by striving to measure and reduce emissions and waste, aiming to achieve ‘Zero Incidents’, and always focusing on operating ethically, compliantly and transparently.


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. 


Established in 1947, The Pasha Group is a family-owned, third-generation diversified global logistics and transportation company that provides ocean transportation for containers and rolling stock between the U.S. West Coast and Hawaii; port processing services for finished and privately owned vehicles; stevedoring for vehicles, breakbulk and container cargos; auto hauling services with its truck fleet throughout the contiguous U.S.; domestic and international relocation services; and international logistics management for general commodity and project cargoes. American Ship Review 2024 - Ship of the Year - Janet Marie, Pasha Hawaii’s new LNG-powered containership enters service



As one of Florida’s leading economic generators, Port Everglades is the gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. Consistently ranked among the top three busiest cruise homeports in the world, Port Everglades is also one of the nation’s leading container ports and South Florida’s main seaport for receiving energy products including gasoline, jet fuel and alternative fuels. Port Guide.


Scorpio Group is a global provider of marine transportation services. Scorpio Tankers Inc. and ENETI Inc. own product tankers and wind mill installation vessels 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. 


SUNY Maritime College educates dynamic leaders for the global marine transportation industry, the business of shipping, engineering, energy, facilities management, finance, the armed forces and public service. Students choose from 11 undergraduate majors, including five ABET-accredited engineering programs, and two master's degree programs. Located 30 minutes from mid-town Manhattan, students participate in 17 varsity athletic teams and more than 40 clubs and organizations, ROTC options and U.S. Coast Guard license programs. The license program prepares students to navigate, power and operate marine vessels.

Across all of the College's programs and activities, the hallmark of a Maritime College education is learning by doing. This distinctive, hands-on approach attracts students who roll up their sleeves to prepare for personal and professional success through their studies, extracurriculars and job preparation.


We are Your Trusted Marine and Technical Experts. For over 30 years, Viswa Group has been the go-to source for marine and technical expertise. With a dedicated team of marine engineers, captains, chemists, and cutting-edge research, we offer innovative solutions and a comprehensive range of services across the globe. From testing services, inspection services, emission compliance solutions, digital solutions & services packages and consultancy services. Our commitment to integrity, technical excellence, and customer focus sets us apart. Plus, our ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratories ensure the highest quality standards. Viswa Group is known for excellence in maritime and technical solutions, unparalleled expertise, innovation, and unwavering dedication to our clients' success. Your journey to excellence begins with us! For more information, please visit The Viswa Group. View more about the Viswa Group as a Solutions Provider.

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