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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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Past Events

January 2019

White Paper Series: ‘Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? Heavy Goods and Shipping’

On January 28th 2019, the Sustainable Gas Institute (SGI) at Imperial College will be launching its fourth report in their White Paper Series: ‘Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? Heavy Goods and Shipping’. Launch of White paper 4: Can…

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What’s in Your Stack? The rapidly changing ‘airscape’ for ship emissions

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cal Maritime, 200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA United States
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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…

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December 2018

9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management

December 8, 2018 - December 13, 2018

9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management Investing In Our Coasts: Environment, Economy, Culture Click here for more information and to register! The 9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management takes place December 8-13, 2018 in…

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November 2018

North American World Maritime Day Cozumel

November 13, 2018 - November 14, 2018

  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…

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October 2018

2018 Annual Conference and Awards Dinner – The New CSR: Ethical, Strategic, Sustainable

October 25, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
New York, NY New York, NY United States + Google Map

Register Today! NAMEPA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AWARDS DINNER: The New CSR: Ethical, Strategic, Sustainable Thursday, October 25th 2018 1330-2130 Aboard the Hornblower Infinity: Pier 40, New York, New York Click here to register. Our marine industry is changing at an…

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September 2018

BWMTech North America

September 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 27, 2018 @ 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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BlueTech Night At Venture Café

September 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE! SeaAhead is hosting the first ever BlueTech Night at Venture Café on Thursday Sept 20th 4:00 - 8:30pm at CIC, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA. This event is free. Please join us for an engaging discussion about the opportunities…

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August 2018

A Day of Maritime Issues Front and Center

August 22, 2018 @ 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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June 2018


June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 am - June 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Oregon Convention Center, Hall B 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard Portland, OR, 97232 United States, 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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  Register for CLEAN PACIFIC using VIP code NAMEPA in online registration to receive a $50 discount on your registration! The 2018 CLEAN PACIFIC conference is shaping up to be the can’t miss event for anyone involved in spill preventionand response for oil and hazardous…

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March for the Ocean

June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

March for the Ocean (M40) is an avenue for everyone to show support for the blue planet. In celebration of World's Oceans Day, the March for the Ocean demonstration will allow people from all walks of life to let their…

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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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