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

A powerful network of marine industry professionals

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Corporate Social Responsibility / Environmental, Social & Governance - CSR/ESG

We believe our maritime sustainability program offers a vehicle to incorporate CSR/ESG strategies including:

  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Leadership/Governance

Program Benefits

  • Increased Efficiency
  • Stakeholder Visibility
  • Positive Global Impact & Social License

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 “Marine Operations” in Houston, to “Safety at Sea” in Washington, DC, to our Annual Conference and Marine Environment Protection  Awards program 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 in our quest To Save The Seas.

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Upcoming Events

September 2021

Catch a Curl

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Avenue
Westerly, RI 02891 United States
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New England Science and Sailing will be running a Catch a Curl, a surf competition/beach cleanup in partnership with North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA). The event runs from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM with the cleanup taking place from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. This event is open to the public.

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October 2021

NAAEE 2021: The Power of Connection

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

NAMEPA will be presenting at the North American Association for Environmental Education's Annual Conference and Research Symposium. This conference will offer inspiring and thoughtful keynotes, a rich variety of workshops, symposia, traditional sessions, research panels, roundtable discussions, bright spots, and posters, along with great opportunities for networking, growth, and change. We look forward to connecting! Register Here! 

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SHIPPINGInsight 2021: Bridging the Decade

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 2:00 pm

SHIPPINGInsight 2021 The premier technology and innovation forum for maritime industry professionals. Visit for more information or to register now! The maritime world has entered the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, with disruptors like climate deadlines, automation and digitalization joining forces with impending regulations to create profound change in our industry (not to mention global pandemic and economic mayhem).  This unprecedented convergence results in challenges—and opportunity. Join industry colleagues at SHIPPINGInsight 2021 to gain clarity on the pathway ahead.  Meet with…

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CMA Shipping: Part of North American Shipping Week

October 13 - October 15

CMA SHIPPING Connecting the North American shipping community worldwide Part of the North American Shipping Week 36th Annual Expo & Conference October 13 - 15, 2021 Hilton Stamford Connecticut | Multi-Platform Format

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NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Program

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Save the Date! Virtual Annual Conference & Awards Program  October 28, 2021 

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November 2021


November 1 - November 3
Glasgow, United Kingdom Glasgow United Kingdom

The leading international collaboration platform for achieving true zero in the maritime sector, Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association (ZESTAs), is organizing a disruptive and interactive event coinciding with COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. Visit to register for the event.

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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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