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Marine Environment Protection Awards
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NAMEPA annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose effort to support our mission to "Save Our Seas".  Since our inception, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime businesses, educators, government and the public to "Save Our Seas" by promoting sound environmental practices.  

Entries for the 2018 NAMEPA MEP Awards are now being accepted.  We urge you to consider making a submission for one of the eight award categories.  The deadline for the submissions will be August 20th

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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.

If you are not already a member, see what benefits NAMEPA provides by clicking the button below.

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August 2018

A Day of Maritime Issues Front and Center

August 22 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
WGMA Offices, 1717 Turning Basin Dr, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77029 United States

August 22, 2018 1130 - 1800 WGMA Offices Houston, TX   Developing Agenda: 1130:  WGMA Monthly Membership Meeting & Luncheon Keynote: Cadet Training Ships- Our National Security at Stake RADM Mike Rodriguez- USMS, Superintendent, Texas A&M Maritime Academy Galveston   1300-1630: …

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September 2018

BWMTech North America

September 25 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Bahia Mar, 801 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 United States

ARE YOU READY FOR 2019? Honest dialogue on Ballast Water Management; for effective implementation and operational systems. IMO, USCG & EPA KEYNOTES CONFIRMED Save 20%:  FKT3392NAMEPA

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October 2018

Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
New York, NY New York, NY United States + Google Map

SAVE the DATE! NAMEPA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AWARDS DINNER THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 NEW YORK, NEW YORK To view the 2017 "Back to the Future of Maritime" Annual Conference and Awards Dinner recap, CLICK HERE. For Sponsorship information, contact Gail Nicholas at

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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.

Be Part of the Solution

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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Every donation counts. Your tax-deductible donation will help us protect the marine environment, support the marine industry, and educate communities to Save Our Seas.

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