Joseph Hughes, Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announces the following recipients of NAMEPA’s 2016 Marine Environment Protection Awards:
Nicky Pappadakis – Lifetime Achievement Award
Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley – Posthumous Lifetime Achievemen Award
Jack Buono – Individual Award
Harley Marine Services – Corporate Award
“We are thrilled and honored to win this award. We take great pride in the work we have done to cultivate the best environmental stewardship possible. Harley Franco, our Founder and Chairman’s, original vision and commitment for environmental stewardship has been clear from the inception of the company,” said Deborah Franco, Vice President of Quality/Risk Management at Harley Marine Services. “Our programs involve every component and entity of Harley Marine’s Family of Companies. Every individual has an opportunity to truly make a difference and take pride in the results.”
National Ocean Council – Government Agency Award
Ocean Conservancy – Non-Profit Award
Maritime Academy Charter School of Philadelphia – Maritime Education Award
OBOCS’ On Board Oil Containment System – Innovation Award
NOAA’s Chemical Aquatic Fate & Effects (CAFE) Database – Environmental Product Award
Port of Quebec – Port Award
“We are very honoured to receive NAMEPA’S 2016 Marine Environment Protection Award for Ports,” said Mario Girard. “On behalf of the port’s team, I welcome this award as a recognition of the tremendous work we have put forward in order to achieve our vision of a sustainable port.”
Wells Fargo – Corporate Governance in Shipping Award
North America Ministry Association (NAMMA) – Seafarers Foundation Award
The awards will be presented at NAMEPA’s Awards Dinner to be held onOctober 27th at Pier A in New York City.
The dinner caps the afternoon North American World Maritime Day conference featuring Rear Admiral Linda Fagan of the U. S. Coast Guard. Other invited speakers include Dr. Sandra Whitehouse of Ocean Conservancy, Jan-Willem van den Dijssel of Cargill, the recently retired Jack Buono of SeaRiver Maritime, INTERCARGO’s Chairman Emeritus Nicky Pappadakis, and Michael Webber of Wells Fargo.
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