NAMEPA announces annual Safety at Sea event with AMVER awards


NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) will be holding its annual Safety at Sea Seminar as an in-person event at The AGU Conference Center in Washington DC, on Thursday, May 18th beginning at 1:30EDT.

This annual event will be enhanced by the presentation of the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) AMVER awards to shipowners for their voluntarism and commitment to Safety at Sea. The presentation will be made by USCG Vice Commandant Steven Poulin (pictured) at the end of the seminar.

NAMEPA says the seminar itself will address geo-political stressors, decarbonization initiatives, at-risk implementation of new technologies, inflationary pressures and the cost-of-living squeeze impact the day to day of shipowners, their crews and supportive industries.

It invites attendees to join RDML Wayne Arguin of the USCG, as well as the American Club’s Joe Hughes, Chairman of NAMEPA and INTERMEPA, along with Diana Shipping’s CEO Semiramis Paliou, Chairman of HELMEPA and Vice Chairman of INTERMEPA, as they and industry colleagues discuss of ‘Safety at Sea’ in these pivotal times.