NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea Seminar Addresses Shipping in Pivotal Times – USCG’s AMVER Awards Presented for Exemplary Volunteerism

WASHINGTON, DC, April 14th – NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) announced that it will be holding its annual Safety at Sea Seminar as an in-person event at The AGU Conference Center in Washington DC, on Thursday, May 18th beginning at 1:30EDT.  This annual event will be enhanced by the presentation of the United States Coast Guard’s AMVER awards to shipowners.

Geo-political stressors, decarbonization initiatives, at risk implementation of new technologies, inflationary pressures and the cost-of-living squeeze impact the day to day of shipowners, their crews and supportive industries.  Join RDML Wayne Arguin of the United States Coast Guard, as well as the American Club’s Joe Hughes- Chairman of NAMEPA and INTERMEPA- along with Diana Shipping’s CEO Semiramis Paliou- Chairman of HELMEPA and Vice Chairman of INTERMEPA- as they along with industry colleagues participate in the discussion of “Safety at Sea” in these pivotal times.

The afternoon event will be followed by Vice Commandant Steven Poulin of the United States Coast Guard presenting the AMVER Awards for industry voluntarism and commitment to Safety at Sea.

For more information, or to register, please go to 2023 Safety at Sea Seminar & AMVER Awards – NAMEPA

Sponsors of the event to date include ABS, The American Club, Blank Rome, CLIA, Dorian LPG, Fairfield Chemical Carriers, HudsonAnalytix, International Seaways, Lloyd’s Register, Navios Maritime Partners L.P., The Pasha Group, Scorpio, and Tidewater.

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:

Featured Photo: Vice Commandant Steven Poulin, USCG

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