A tremendous show of support for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was demonstrated with the creation of the World Ports Sustainability Program. It is crucial that all stakeholders engage in decarbonization efforts in order to meet global, and societal, demands for cleaner practices.
IMO has unveiled a global initiative to establish centers around the world, mostly in developing areas, to study implementation strategies for reducing GHGs and improving shipping’s performance on emissions. This is an excellent step forward towards our much-needed goal of…
The Liberian Registry, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Netherlands-based ProSea Marine Education, and Maritime Training Services (MTS) of Seattle, Washington, have jointly developed a ground-breaking marine environmental awareness training program for seafarers and shoreside staff.
The computer-based training program provides a comprehensive overview of the complex and diverse marine environment
We need more countries to implement, and invest, in MARPOL in order to preserve their ecological and economic sustainability!
In recognition of National Maritime Day, NAMEPA held its annual Safety at Sea seminar on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington, DC featuring industry luminaries who gave their perspective on critical issues in safety today. Speakers included RADM Linda Fagan, CDR Allen Birch, Jon Waldron, Kathy Metcalf, Joe Hughes, Rev. Marsh Drege, James Spear, Jim Elliott, and Cynthia Hudson.