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OUR MISSION

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.

15 Years of NAMEPA Taking Action

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).

15 Years of Educating

15 Years of NAMEPA Taking Action

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).

Many More Years of Action to Come!

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).

2007: NAMEPA IS BORN!

In the presence of the IMO, USCG, MARAD and INTERMEPA

2008-2009: GETTING OUR SEA LEGS!

Building membership through industry events. NAMEPA creates the NA World Maritime Day Observance

2010-2011: HITTING OUR STRIDE!

Grant received to develop MARPOL handbook and launches student chapters

2012-2013: EDUCATING STUDENTS!

Co-create Educators Guide to Marine Debris with NOAA. Partner with ASA on Science Fair & build programming

2014-2015: HOSTS THE WORLD!

NAMEPA World Maritime Day Observance held in Cozumel, Mexico with IMO

2016-2017: LEADERSHIP!

Joe Hughes assumes Chairmanship of NAMEPA. Celebration of 10 years to Save Our Seas!

2018-2019: ALL AHEAD FULL!

NAMEPA role defined as facilitator and resource. CARIBMEPA is established to implement MARPOL

2020-2021: A WHOLE NEW WORLD!

COVID pandemic alters the world. NAMEPA pivots to COVID epidemic by leveraging online education resources

2022: EVERY ACTION COUNTS!

Actions inspired by individuals, reverberating through communities, innovatively led by corporations, and guided by the United Nations

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