NAMEPA is your connection between the maritime industry and marine conservation.
A powerful network of marine industry professionals
Marine Environmental Awareness
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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Facing the Decade of Decarbonization October 24, 2019 | Hornblower Infinity*, Pier 40 | New York, NY Registration: 1300-1400 Conference: 1400-1730 AGM: 1730-1800 Awards Dinner: 1800-2130 The next decade will contain unprecedented challenges for the maritime industry as demands…Find out more »
Honest dialogue on Ballast Water Management; for effective implementation and operational systems. Last year we enjoyed the most successful BWMTech North America to date – featuring regulatory updates from the IMO, USCG and EPA as well as shipowner insights from CSL Group, and all the latest tech developments…Find out more »
CLEAN PACIFIC brings together the tight-knit response community in the Western United States and Canada to address spill prevention and response matters pertinent to that region’s environmental sensitivities. It is a must-attend event for those involved in spill prevention and…Find out more »
May 22, 2019 | National Press Club | Washington, DC NAMEPA welcomed nearly 80 at it’s National Maritime Day Seminar and AMVER Awards Reception last Wednesday. As we honor the men and women who serve aboard our ships, it is…Find out more »
Maritime Week Americas is a hugely popular week-long series of events created to bring together bunker suppliers, traders and buyers – and related maritime professionals – from all over the world. This year it takes place overlooking the Atlantic Ocean…Find out more »
Connecting with the Past to Navigate the Future Driven by the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage, the Congress will initiate a coordinated effort to communicate the importance of our maritime heritage and current maritime endeavours. It will bring together a…Find out more »
February 28, 2019 | WGMA Offices | Houston, TX The title of this year’s Houston conference, “What the Maritime Industry Needs for the Future: Creating Order out of Chaos” was an ambitious platform—especially to be…Find out more »
Co-Hosted by California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) and NAMEPA January 11, 2019 | 1300-1800hrs 200 Maritime Academy Dr, Vallejo, California Thanks to our partners at Cal Maritime for a successful industry forum on the rapidly changing…Find out more »
2018 North American World Maritime Day Observance November 13-14, 2018 Every year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates the maritime industry by supporting a series of events around the world which highlight the value of the marine transportation and…Find out more »
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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