September 25, 2017 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced the celebration of NAMEPA’s 10th Anniversary to be held on October 26th aboard the Hornblower Infinity at Pier 40 in New York. There will be an all-day conference entitled “Back to the Future in Maritime” followed by an Awards Dinner recognizing the achievements of maritime entities to “Save Our Seas” as well as students who won the joint American Salvage Association/NAMEPA Science Fair.
Scorpio Group, Cargill, and Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to receive NAMEPA 2017 Marine Environment Protection Awards at its 10th Anniversary Celebration
Clay Maitland, T&T Salvage; Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (CIP/OAS); Delphinus “Festival of the Seas- Mexican Caribbean”; Regional Activity Center/Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Information and Training Center- Wider Caribbean Region (RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe); Cal Maritime; Liberian Registry (LISCR) and Prevention at Sea; MARPOL Training Institute; and Dr. Alan Mearns also recognized
Normally an industry notable is recognized for his or her achievements as they end their careers. Not so with Clay Maitland who plans to continue working long into the 21st century!
“Clay is one of the finest examples in our industry of a successful businessman who expends nearly as much energy on philanthropy,” observed NAMEPA Chairman Joseph Hughes. “It is fitting that he be recognized, especially with NAMEPA celebrating its 10th Anniversary”. Previous winners include Chris Koch of the World Shipping Council, Nicky Pappadakis of INTERCARGO, Torben Skaanild of BIMCO and Joe Cox of the Chamber of Shipping of America.
Paul Scope, President, who conceived of the idea over two years ago hopes that BERMEPA will serve as a consolidator for marine environment actions in Bermuda, “…we are excited to introduce an industry driven umbrella organisation for engaging regulators, governments, conservation groups, educators. We look forward to forming strategic alliances with existing institutions in the marine environment protection space and encouraging effective compliance of our members with national and international laws and regulations adopted for the protection of the marine environment from pollution”.
(Westport, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) has received a grant from Patagonia’s Environmental Grants and Support Program for the second year. The ultimate goal of the project is “Save Our Seas” by encouraging an entire generation to become responsible stewards of the marine environment. NAMEPA’s Campus to Community Marine Environmental Stewards project will guide NAMEPA Campus Chapters in using the Advocate, Educate, Activate methodology to accomplish program objectives toward this goal.
March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry stakeholders in our efforts to “Save Our Seas”.
Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Hudson Analytix, Viswa Lab and Marine Exhaust Solutions have become new corporate members of NAMEPA. These companies have joined NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry organizations in our efforts to “Save Our Seas”.
“The increase in membership across the industry enables NAMEPA to continue our growth in collaborating on new strategies to preserve the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices”, stated NAMEPA’s Carleen Lyden-Kluss.
March 30, 2017 – Joe Hughes, Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today, “NAMEPA welcomes our newest board member, Christian Mollitor, Vice President of the Liberian Registry (LISCR). Mr. Mollitor brings additional depth to the NAMEPA board with his experience in the global maritime industry.”