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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

April 2021

NAMEPA & Fairfield Prep Tackle Marine Debris (Closed to Public)

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

NAMEPA and Fairfield Prep will be giving back to their community and cleaning up a beach along Long Island Sound. Marine debris is a persistent problem choking our ocean and marine life. Every piece of trash we pick up makes…

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March 2021

Webinar: Navigating Maritime Sustainability in the Digital World

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

With rising pressures to take global action to combat climate change, sustainability is a top concern for maritime shipping stakeholders. In this webinar, Veson Nautical and The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) will host a panel discussion with stakeholders…

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February 2021

Marine Operations Virtual Seminar: Marine Operations in a Disrupted World

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The marine industry is being pummeled by pandemics and reacting to a public that is relentless about regulations to mitigate environmental impacts-- while still pursuing elusive profit.  All within a global framework that is changing by the moment and providing…

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Recycle Regatta

February 6 @ 12:00 am

NAMEPA is proud to be a sponsor of the Recycle Regatta! NESS in partnership with Educational Passages is offering an innovative virtual competition bringing hands-on sailing and engineering education to students! Launched in 2020, the Recycle Regatta encourages environmental stewardship…

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December 2020

ASA 2020 Annual Meeting

December 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - December 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8, and Wednesday, December 9.  This year our meeting will be held virtually online. ASA 2020 Annual Meeting December 8th and 9th 2020 Day One: 11am - 1pm EST Day…

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November 2020

Maritime SheEO: Creating the next generation of female maritime leaders

November 23, 2020

The First Maritime SheEO Conference theme is Diversity and Sustainability: The Business Case. NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker, will leverage her experience as a marketing and communications professional in the commercial maritime industry. Register here    

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Sail Training International Annual Conference

November 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

NAMEPA Education and Outreach Director, Lisa Piastuch, is a member of the Sail Training International’s Blue Flag Internal Panel, which functions with the support and approval of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The panel's task is to evaluate vessel annual…

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2020 Annual Conference and Awards Program

November 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Save the Date: November 5th, 2020 Visit https://namepa.net/2020-annual-conference-and-awards to view the agenda and sponsors! For sponsorship opportunities please contact, g.nicholas@namepa.net  

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October 2020

CMA Shipping

October 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - October 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Hilton Stamford, 1 First Stamford Pl
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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SHIPPINGInsight 20/20 Vision for the Decade

October 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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