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Sir Bu Nair Island, a Safe Haven for Rare Creatures

Posted On: 09-06-2022

A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, THE ISLAND IS TESTAMENT TO SHARJAH’S CELEBRATION OF ITS NATURAL ENVIRONMENT SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, 6 June 2022: Around midnight on June 1, a hawksbill turtle landed on the Sir Bu Nair Island. It’s one of the many that began arriving three months ago to nest on the island, bringing the number of nests to more than 300 spread across 27 beaches. The hawk..readmore

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TRADING IN U.S. WATERS | Towards a Decarbonized Maritime Sector by 2050” Seminar Being Hosted at POSIDONIA 2022 in American-Hellenic Collaboration

Posted On: 27-05-2022

May 26, 2022 The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), in full cooperation with the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy in Athens and the Int’l Propeller Club of the United States, Int’l Port of Piraeus and the Maritime Hellas Shipping Cluster-Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, are organizing, under the auspices of the Em..readmore

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Driving diversity in maritime through data

Posted On: 18-05-2022

IMO-WISTA Women in Maritime survey highlights current gender diversity across the sector and sets a benchmark for progress Gender diversity in maritime is extremely fragmented by sector, according to data from the newly-published 2021 IMO-WISTA (Women's International Shipping & Trading Association) Women in Maritime Survey Report. The report, launched on the first IMO International Day for..readmore

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IMO Prioritizes STCW training provisions addressing bullying and harassment in the maritime sector

Posted On: 16-05-2022

Model Course development and IMO/ILO tripartite working group formed to progress solutions At a recent meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), the interests of the people - the seafarers - were recognized with the highest of priority to create a safer work culture on board ships for all mariners in support of human element aspects of diversity, eq..readmore

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NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea Event Addresses Maritime Risks in Turbulent Times USCG’s AMVER and Benkert Awards to Industry Key Additional Element

Posted On: 03-05-2022

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2022- NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) announced additional sponsors supporting the upcoming annual Safety at Sea Seminar, which will be held as an in-person event at The National Press Club in Washington DC, on Thursday, May 19th beginning at 1:30EDT. This annual event will be augmented by the presentation of the United States Coast Guard..readmore

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Blue Sky Maritime Coalition Releases Position Paper on Decarbonization “Pathways to Net-Zero 2050” Summarizes Work Product Since Inception

Posted On: 19-04-2022

HOUSTON- April 14, 2022 - Blue Sky Maritime Coalition (BSMC) President and CEO, David Cummins, announced the publication today of the Coalition’s inaugural position paper, “Fuels and Propulsion Systems,” the first in the series “Pathways to Net-Zero 2050 in the North American Marine Shipping Industry.” The white paper was written by Blue Sky Founding Member Vanderbilt University Climate..readmore

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NAMEPA receives grant from Cargill to implement program for educating students to become Marine Environment Protectors

Posted On: 14-04-2022

April 12, 2022 - The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) has received funding from Cargill to implement an afterschool enrichment program for youth in grades 6-8 in underserved communities in the greater Miami area with a goal to educate and activate students to be “Marine Environment Protectors”. The project will help “Save Our Seas” by encouraging this gen..readmore

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ShipIn Systems Secures Funding for Innovative Visual Fleet Management Platform from Munich Re Ventures

Posted On: 06-04-2022

BOSTON – ShipIn Systems, the world's first Visual Fleet Management Platform, today announced an investment by Munich Re Ventures, the venture capital arm of Munich Re Group, one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance, and insurance-related risk solutions. “By partnering with Munich Re Ventures, we are helping to build a safer and more productive future for the ..readmore

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Russians attack and sink Dominica-flagged vessel in Mariupol

Posted On: 06-04-2022

The Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration reports that motor vessel AZBURG IMO number 9102899 Call Sign J7BG6 MMSI number 325116200 was indiscriminately attacked, sank and completely destroyed while at berth in Mariupol, Ukraine. The vessel was struck by two missile shells while at berth in the port of Mariupol, Ukraine on 3rd of April 2022 at 11:36 UTC. On 4th April 2022, around 22..readmore

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NAMEPA Upgrades CSR/ESG Maritime Sustainability Passport Program The ACTion Group Receives First Certification in Enhanced Program

Posted On: 30-03-2022

March 30, 2022-- The ACTion Group is the first company to certify under NAMEPA's (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) upgraded CSR/ESG Maritime Sustainability Passport (MSP) Program, announced Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA’s Co-Founder and Executive Directory. The regulatory compliance consulting firm, which helps organizations achieve operational excellence, received its..readmore

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NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea Event Addresses Maritime Risks in Turbulent Times USCG’s AMVER and Benkert Awards to Industry A Key Additional Element

Posted On: 22-03-2022

WASHINGTON, DC, March 21 - NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) announced that it will be holding its annual Safety at Sea Seminar as an in-person event at The National Press Club in Washington DC, on Thursday, May 19th beginning at 1:30EDT. This annual event will be augmented by the presentation of the United States Coast Guard’s AMVER and Benkert Awards presentati..readmore

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Posted On: 15-03-2022

The leading maritime technology integrator and provider, Tototheo Maritime has been appointed as official distributor and service partner for Danelec in Greece. Having successfully represented the Danelec brand for several years through its headquarters in Cyprus, Tototheo will now continue to do so also through its well established office in Piraeus. Danelec is well known in the industry for ..readmore

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COPE° forms Working Group on Psychological Safety and Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Maritime Sector

Posted On: 14-03-2022

Fairhaven, MA- The Center for Ocean Policy and Economics (COPE°) has announced the formation of an informal Working Group to develop projects designed to provide solutions to build on an international framework which supports a psychologically safe workplace culture for mariners. It is universally recognized this will have a positive effect on operational safety and security on board ships. Psyc..readmore

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IMO and WISTA International launch the Maritime SheEO Leadership Accelerator Programme 2022

Posted On: 09-03-2022

March 8, 2022, London. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), in collaboration with the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) and Maritime SheEO, are delighted to announce the launch of the Maritime SheEO Leadership Accelerator Programme 2022. The programme was launched on Tuesday March 8, 2022 during a live webinar focussing on “The Next Generat..readmore

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Industry Challenges and Opportunities for Decarbonization and Digitalization Explored at NAMEPA Marine Operations Program

Posted On: 02-03-2022

HOUSTON, February 28- NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) welcomed representatives from industry, the USCG and students to its annual Marine Operations Seminar in Houstin last week. The Houston Pilots Association hosed the event at their corporate headquarters in Deer Park and provided tours of their facility. The program revolves around decarbonization and digitali..readmore

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Hot Topics: Navigating Towards Decarbonization and Digitalization NAMEPA hosts Marine Operations Hybrid Program in Houston

Posted On: 22-02-2022

HOUSTON, February 21- NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) will be welcoming representatives from industry, the USCG and students to its annual Marine Operations Seminar in Houstin. The Houston Pilots Association will host the event at their corporate headquarters in Deer Park on Thursday, February 24th beginning at 1:00CST. The program revolves around decarbonizatio..readmore

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SHIPPINGInsight 2022--Decade of Demand Conference and Exhibition Answering the call of society, industry and regulators

Posted On: 17-02-2022

Stamford, CT—February 16 Intensifying demands from every avenue continue to challenge the shipping industry in this “Decade of Demand”. This highly relevant theme for SHIPPINGInsight 2022 was announced by Carleen Lyden Walker, SHIPPINGInsight’s Chief Evolution Officer. This year’s conference and exhibition will explore the numerous ways that the maritime industry continues to be impacte..readmore

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United States Reappoints Carleen Lyden Walker as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

Posted On: 17-02-2022

Mission to attract the best and brightest to shipping The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has just notified Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder/Executive Director of NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) that the United States Government has reappointed her as an IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador. Ms. Walker has been serving in this capacity at the recom..readmore

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US National Security at Risk with Today’s Maritime Configuration New USVI Open Registry Provides Security Assets and Jobs

Posted On: 16-02-2022

WASHINGTON, DC—The launch of a new United States open registry in the Virgin Islands will give the United States additional resources for protecting our nation, learned attendees to the launch on February 1st of A Revitalization Plan for US Maritime Trade, Commerce and Strategic Competition. Included in the plan were the new registry, a transshipment hub planned for the Virgin Islands, a Mariti..readmore

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Plan for Restoring US Maritime Competitive Presence Launched in Washington National security, rules-based platform, secure jobs for all mariners included

Posted On: 11-02-2022

WASHINGTON, DC-- A landmark Revitalization Plan for US Maritime Trade, Commerce and Strategic Competition to support and assist in ensuring maritime sovereignty and security, and revitalizing maritime commerce, was launched last week in Washington, DC. Leading with remarks by Ambassador John D. Negroponte, the first U.S. Director of National Intelligence and former Deputy Secretary of State follo..readmore

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Medical Device Defects - The FDA’s Medical Device Standard

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