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NAMEPA 2020

Marine Environment Protection Awards


Congratulations to our 2020 Winners!

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". Since our inception, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime businesses, educators, government and the public to "Save Our Seas" by promoting sound environmental practices. Previous recipients have included Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Maersk, APL, Teekay Corporation, the United States Coast Guard, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, National Geographic, NOAA and others.

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

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


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 protection of the marine environment

SUBMISSIONS SHOULD HIGHLIGHT:

  • The Applicant’s 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.

Media and Award inquiries: Carleen Lyden Walker +1 203 255 4686 executivedirector@namepa.net

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