2012 Events

5th Annual NAMEPA Awards Dinner, New York, NY, Aboard the Hornblower Infinity

November 14, 2012 – Marine Environmental Intelligence Conference

The conference discussed greening the marine transportation system, safety at sea, the Arctic, and corporate risk management. NAMEPA’s Annual General Meeting took place at 5:00 p.m. Then, at the 6:00 p.m. dinner, we celebrated our 5th anniversary along with the presentation of the NAMEPA awards to corporations, individuals, associations, organizations, schools, and universities. Sponsors included ABS, American Salvage Association, Blank Rome, Capital Link, Chenega Federal UK Limited, Coast Guard Foundation, DNV, Lloyd’s Register, Clay Maitland, Marine Society of the City of New York, New York Maritime Inc., OSG, Navos, Propeller Club of NY/NJ, Safety4Sea, Sea Research, Statoil, Svitzer, and TradeWinds. 

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Video: Coast Guard Foundation Awards Dinner in New York City, October 11, 2012

The Coast Guard Foundation’s 32nd Annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard on Thursday, October 11, 2012 in New York City honored Coast Guard heroes from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska for its participation in two daring rescues on a single night in January. Nine-time Emmy winner Al Roker served as the evening’s MC. Additional honored guests for the evening included: the American Bureau of Shipping, The Weather Channel and New York City Police Commissioner and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ray and Veronica Kelly.


World Maritime Day Observance: “Titanic and the Arctic”

Banff, Alberta, September 17, 2012

Lessons and Memories of the Titanic 1912-2012


Environmental Issues and Compliance in the United States, June 7, 2012, Athens, Greece

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Videos and Text: National Maritime Day Seminar and AMVER Awards: May 21, 2012

National Press Club, Washington, DC

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Celebrating the achievements of the American merchant marine industry, and the presentation of the AMVER Awards. This year’s dinner highlighted the developments in the industry, as well as recognize the 163 shipping companies who participate in the United States Coast Guard’s voluntary AMVER rescue at sea program.


National Maritime Day Seminar, Part 1

Natinal Maritime Day Seminar, Part 2

AMVER Awards Dinner Speakers

Reebok’s humorous Super Bowl ad about a football player on the corporate team.


On the Waterfront: The Evolving Role of Port Ministry by the Rev. Canon James D. Von Dreele. History and evolution of maritime ministry for port chaplains and others serving seafarers, dock workers, ship owners, and port authorities.

Educating Our Future Mariners by the Rev. Canon James D. Von Dreele. History and evolution of maritime ministry for port chaplains and others serving seafarers, dock workers, ship owners, and port authorities.


Deepwater Horizon Workshop & Seminar Two Years After and Beyond

April 20, 2012

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Senator Mary Landrieu was the keynote speaker at this Environmental Conference on the Deepwater Horizon Lessons • Industry, public, and government met on second anniversary of accident.


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Greening the Ocean: March 8, 2012, San Francisco, CA

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Revisiting OPA ’90 — Compliance with Change

February 23, 2012 – The Woodlands, Texas

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This seminar addressed the ever-changing regulatory and operational implications of changes made to the Oil Pollution Act ’90 since its inception over 20 years ago. Key issues discussed were :ON-TANK VESSELS | LIMITS TO LIABILITY | MARINE SALVAGE AND FIREFIGHTING | EXERCISES: TESTING THE PLAN | EMERGENCY RESPONSE VESSELS AND VESSELS OF OPPORTUNITY | LIGHTERING AND SHIP-TO-SHIP TRANSFERS | SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR OFFSHORE.

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7th Annual Groundhog Day Event

Cutting Edge Issues in Shipping presented by SUNY Maritime College

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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