CLEAN PACIFIC Conference
Jun
19
to Jun 21

CLEAN PACIFIC Conference

  • Oregon Convention Center, Hall B (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2018 CLEAN PACIFIC conference is shaping up to be the can’t miss event for anyone involved in spill prevetion and response for oil and hazardous materials in the marine and inland environment.  The sessions that have been programmed were identified as the most pressing issues for the Western United States and Canada, and stakeholders from both industry and goverment will gather at CLEAN PACIFIC to discuss best practices, lessons-learned and shop for new products and services. 

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Maritime Week of the Americas 2018  *  Panama
May
7
to May 10

Maritime Week of the Americas 2018 * Panama

Maritime Week Americas is the biggest, most well-attended and most popular bunkering event in the Americas.

The action-packed week comprises a full programme of key maritime events, including a major conference, training coursesa day-long excursion to the Expanded Panama Canala reception at Miraflores locks and other exciting networking activities.

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CLEAN WATERWAYS Conference
Apr
4
to Apr 5

CLEAN WATERWAYS Conference

  • Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2018 CLEAN WATERWAYS conference is shaping up to be the can’t miss event for anyone involved in improving oil and hazardous materials spill prevention and response in the inland waterways environment. We’re bringing together stakeholders from both industry and government to discuss the most pressing issues unique to rivers, including response planning, crisis communication, the evolving regulatory landscape, and new tools and technologies. 

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World Water Day Beach Clean-Up
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

World Water Day Beach Clean-Up

Did you know that there are over 5.25 trillion pieces of trash in the ocean?

Join the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the Westerly Recreation Department, and New England Science and Sailing (NESS) to clean up Westerly's treasured coastal area. The event will take place on Saturday, March 24th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the "Old" Town Beach, located at 365 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, RI 02891. Volunteers will focus on cleaning marine debris from the beachfront and the adjacent salt pond. Rain date is Saturday, April 7th.

Please wear clothes and shoes that can get dirty. In efforts to make this event as low-impact as possible, we ask volunteers to bring their own buckets, bags, and work gloves. However, bags and gloves will be provided. 

No registration required. Just show up, and get ready to pick up some trash and to Save Our Seas! For more information please contact Nina at n.quaratella@namepa.net, and to learn more about marine debris visit NAMEPA's education page

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This event is to celebrate World Water Day, an event held by the United Nations to spread awareness on the importance of conserving water resources. Not local to the New England area but want to get involved? Check out the UN'S World Water Day event map.

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Focusing on Solutions in Today's Maritime World
Feb
28
8:00 AM08:00

Focusing on Solutions in Today's Maritime World

  • West Gulf Maritime Association Offices (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join industry colleagues as we explore “Focusing on Solutions in Today’s Maritime World”.  Never since the change from sail to steam, and from coal to oil has the maritime industry experienced such profound changes.  In this round, though, the changes are being compressed into less than a decade.  Participate as we address the low sulphur mandate, greenhouse gas, risks posed by cyber threats, the impacts of autonomous shipping, and the changing educational landscape.

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Join Us for a River Cleanup
Sep
16
2:30 PM14:30

Join Us for a River Cleanup

Join Patagonia Westport and NAMEPA for an afternoon river cleanup along the Saugatuck. Enjoy light refreshments at the store before making the short walk to the river. After an hour of cleaning the banks of the Saugatuck, we’ll return to the store for treats and libations courtesy of Black Hog Brewing Company. All participants will be eligible for the Patagonia gear giveaway!

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Safety at Sea- Facing the Many Changes in Shipping Today - Registration Open!
May
22
2:00 PM14:00

Safety at Sea- Facing the Many Changes in Shipping Today - Registration Open!

This seminar is designed to bring industry and governmental leaders together to discuss concerns about safety and strategies for meeting them. Why are ships finding themselves in distress, running aground, colliding? What role does ECDIS play? How about training? Are crews overburdened? We celebrate National Maritime Day by reflecting on the role the maritime industry plays economically and globally. The evening celebrates over 160 merchant shipping companies that volunteer to be available for maritime emergency response.

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Ocean Frontiers III - NYC
May
3
6:15 PM18:15

Ocean Frontiers III - NYC

Join us on May 3rd in Manhattan for an evening to learn about, discuss and help shape the Long Island Sound Blue Plan – a new State and stakeholder initiative to better guide future uses of the Sound. The Plan is intended to protect the Sound’s natural resources and traditional human uses. This event also features the Connecticut Premiere of Ocean Frontiers III, a film about recent groundbreaking efforts in ocean planning, to give everyone a feel for what the Blue Plan is all about. 

A 'Sound' Future: Blue Plan Open Forum & Ocean Frontiers III Film

When: Wednesday, May 3rd – Program 7:00-9:00pm

Where: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway - 1871 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
Free admission and refreshments

Details & RSVP:  http://bit.ly/OF3-NYC

Preview the film here

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

Tour the U.S. Coast Guard's HEALY Icebreaker as part of the 2017 Arctic Encounter Symposium!

SEATTLE, WA, USA - APRIL 13-14, 2017

Duncan Smith, Smith Advocacy Group LLC will be in attendance representing NAMEPA

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The Arctic Encounter is thrilled to offer an exclusive tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter HEALY, the United States' newest and most technologically advanced polar icebreaker as part of the 2017 Arctic Encounter Symposium, Shifting North: A New Era in the Arctic, which will take place downtown Seattle, WA on April 13-14.

We are incredibly grateful to the HEALY's Captain Hamilton and crew for this incredible opportunity for the fourth year in a row!

The tour of the USCGC HEALY will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 12, the day prior to the start of AES in downtown Seattle. You must be register to attend AES 2017 in order take part of this exclusive tour. If you are registered to attend AES and would like to participate in this exclusive tour on board the HEALY, please click here.

Early bird registration with discounted rates will end this Wednesday, March 22! Register today before registration fees increase.

Confirmed speakers include U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA), Ambassador Geir Haarde (Iceland), Ambassador Kåre Aas (Norway), VADM Fred Midgette (USCG), Lt. Governor Byron Mallott (AK), and many more. Visit the AES website to review a full list of participants!

Many more exciting announcements will be released in the coming days and weeks. Register today to take advantage of the discounted early bird registration rate! Space is limited and going fast.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ARCTIC ENCOUNTER OR CONTACT
THE AES PRODUCTION TEAM BY VISITING WWW.ARCTICENCOUNTER.COM.

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