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NAMEPA 2022

Marine Environment Protection Awards


 
NOMINATIONS OPEN
for 2022 Submissions!
 

NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose efforts support our mission to "Save Our Seas". For the past 15 years, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime businesses, educators, government and the public to “Save Our Seas” by promoting sound environmental practices through events and community programmingPrevious recipients have included Dorian LPG, Ecochlor, MSC, Matson, Port Everglades, the United States Coast Guard, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, NOAA, NAAEE, and others.

Submission Eligibility 

AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • Maritime Industry (to include ship owners, operators, charterers, shipyard, etc)
  • Government, Federal, State or Local Environmental Agency
  • Non-Profit Environmental Entity
  • Individual
  • Maritime Academies, Harbor Schools, Universities
  • Environmental Innovation
  • Seafarers Ministry (organizations and individuals may apply)
  • Port
  • Sustainability

FORMAT:
SUBMISSIONS WILL BE JUDGED ALONG THE FOLLOWING GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

  • Alignment with NAMEPA goals - “Save Our Seas”
  • Educational Benefit
  • Environmental Benefit
  • Innovation
  • Measurable Successes (objectives/targets) in improving the protection of the marine environment

 

SUBMISSIONS SHOULD HIGHLIGHT THE APPLICANTS:

  • Commitment to preserving the marine environment through environmental protection initiatives;
  • New technologies/initiatives that mitigate damage to the marine environment;
  • Efforts (events, curriculum projects, etc.) in educating seafarers, students, port communities and children about the need for and strategies related to protecting the seas as an important global resource;
  • Any awards or recognition for marine environmental protection efforts; and
  • Efforts to increase public awareness on the importance of protecting the marine environment and marine ecosystems.

HOW TO SUBMIT:

  • Complete the submission form by September 1st, 2022
  • Winners for each of the categories will be notified by September 15th
  • Recipents will receive their Awards at NAMEPA's 15th Anniversary Marine Environment Protection Conference and Dinner being held abroad the Hornblower Infinity in New York City on October 27th, 2022

 For Award inquiries & questions: Rachel McCloskey +1 203 255 4686 r.mccloskey@namepa.net

2021 Award Winners

Dorian LPG

Maritime Industry Marine Environment Protection Award

 

Port of Virginia

Port Marine Environment Protection

 

New England Seafarers 

Seafarers Ministry Marine Environment Protection Award

 

North American Association for Environmental Education

Non-Profit Marine Environment Protection Award

Oceanic

Environment Protectors Marine Environment Protection Award

 

Dr. Karen Purnell, Directing Manager, International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation, ITOPF

Individual Marine Environment Protection Award

Ecochlor

Environmental Innovation Marine Environment Protection Award

 

Congressman Jim Himes

Government Marine Environment Protection Award

Congratulations to our 2020 MEP Award Winners!

2020 MEP Winners

Academies, Harbor Schools and Universities Award: Sea Education Association

 

Environmental Award: Matson

 

Government, Federal, State or Local Agency Award: US Arctic Research Commission

 

Individual Award: Liz Burdock

 

Industry Award: MSC Cruises

 

Non-Profit Award: Ocean Voyages Institute

 

Port Award: Port Everglades

 

Seafarers Welfare Award: International Chamber of Shipping

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