June 21, 2016 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that GTT North America (GTT) and O’Brien’s Management Response (O’Brien’s) have joined NAMEPA as new members. The marine industry continues to focus on ensuring a sustainable marine environment. GTT and O’Brien’s show their commitment by joining NAMEPA and the efforts to “Save Our Seas”.
“GTT is committed to operational efficiency and compliance with international maritime regulations. GTT works with customers, employees and partners to teach best practices in environmental policy. O’Brien’s work in emergency response management encompasses regulatory compliance, safety training and support services to the marine industry. Both GTT and O’Brien’s focus on promoting sound environmental practices and shows this desire to do so by taking action and joining NAMEPA”, stated NAMEPA’s Carleen Lyden-Kluss.
“The increase in membership across the industry enables NAMEPA to continue our growth in collaborating on new strategies to protect the marine environment. NAMEPA is proud to welcome these highly respected marine industry organizations to our membership. Our members share NAMEPA’s goals and efforts to create a stronger voice for marine environment protection through advocating, educating and activating our global communities.”
Houston-based GTT North America (GTT NA) is the US subsidiary of GTT. GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) operates in the market of cryogenic membrane containment systems used for the transport and storage of liquefied gas, in particular LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). For over 50 years, GTT has designed and offered to its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce the construction and operating costs of ships or tanks equipped with these systems. The liquefied gas market includes several types of vessels: LNG carriers, FSRUs (Floating Storage Regasification Units), FLNGs (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas vessels) and multi-gas carriers (in particular for ethane and LPG). The Company also provides solutions dedicated to onshore storage and to the use of LNG as fuel for vessel propulsion (and associated bunkering), as well as a broad range of high added value services for all stakeholders throughout the liquefied gas chain. Learn more on www.gtt.fr
“O’Brien’s Response Management, a Witt O’Brien’s company, offers a wide variety of services that help maritime companies meet the many regulatory requirements imposed on vessels trading in U.S. waters.”
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“Save Our Seas” is the mission of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) which is an independent, marine industry-led entity that engages industry, regulators, environmental groups, educators and the public by promoting sound environmental practices. NAMEPA is a non-profit organization committed to preserving the marine environment through educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean resources.
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