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NAMEPA is your connection between the maritime industry and marine conservation.

A powerful network of marine industry professionals

Marine Environmental Awareness
Computer-Based Training

This training program provides knowledge that seafarers and shoreside staff require in this era of strict environmental compliance and oversight.  The topics range from the complexity and diversity of the marine environment, marine ecology, impact of shipping on the environment, environmental impacts of shipboard waste, discharge and spills, environmental regulations, environmental compliance plans, environmental management systems, sustainable shipping and the role of the human element in pollution prevention.

Marine Industry Events

NAMEPA hosts multiple industry events throughout the year to promote the dialog and development of strategies and operational practices to protect the marine environment.

From “Focusing on Solutions” in Houston, to “Safety at Sea” in Washington, DC, to our Annual Marine Environment Protection Conference and Awards Dinner in New York, there is something to be gained by all.

NAMEPA also conducts a variety of regional industry seminars and workshops, which support the interests and needs of specific area.

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Upcoming Events

January 2020

The Green Tailgate

January 31
Boyd Anderson High School, 3050 NW 41st Street
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33309 United States
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This inaugural event at Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes is designed to provide students with a fun educational opportunity to create awareness on responsible management of plastics and offer alternatives to current practices (Change One Habit, Change the…

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February 2020

Houston Marine Operations Conference

February 26 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
WGMA Offices, 1717 Turning Basin Dr Ste 200
Houston, 77029 United States
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March 2020

Connecticut Maritime Association Conference

March 31 - April 2
Hilton Stamford, 1 First Stamford Pl
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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May 2020

National Maritime Day / Safety at Sea / AMVER

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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June 2020

World Ocean’s Day – NAMEPA & Marine Education Center 2nd Annual Beach Clean Up

June 8
Harbor Island Park Mamaroneck, NY 10543 United States + Google Map

Date of Beach Cleanup is TBD

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Marina Cleanup Day – Ocean Conservancy

June 13

Date of Marina Cleanup is TBD

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September 2020

International Coastal Cleanup Day – 9th Annual Catch A Curl Youth Surf Contest & Beach Clean Up

September 19
Westerly Beach Westerly, RI United States + Google Map

Date of the Beach Cleanup is TBD

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October 2020

Marine Environment Protection Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

October 29
Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, 353 West Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Marine Industry Advocates

NAMEPA also reaches out to the public to communicate the value proposition of the marine industry.  We represent industry at mainstream functions, urging the public to join industry to Save Our Seas.

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Join NAMEPA as a member or a sponsor to help us advocate preserving the marine environment by promoting marine industry best practices.

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