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Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA

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Carleen Lyden Walker

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA

April 9, 2019- NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker, welcomes The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) as a new member of NAMEPA. MSC shares a common interest with NAMEPA in maintaining best industry practices to “Save Our Seas”. MSC promotes a focus on cleaner seas, land and cargo through massive investments in low-carbon technology, energy efficiency and operational efficiency.

“MSC joins an extensive list of members that continue working to surpass their own goals as well as the expectations of others. The initiative of such organizations is why NAMEPA is proud to call them members” stated Walker.

MSC’s Bud Darr

“We are very pleased to partner with NAMEPA and leverage our ongoing efforts to create a more sustainable maritime industry. This initiative reflects our longstanding commitment to promoting responsible and environmentally sound operational practices and procedures while extensively investing in carbon reduction and cutting-edge pollution prevention equipment,” observed Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs at MSC Group.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and privately-owned, the MSC Group is a recognised world leader in the transportation and logistics sector, employing more than 70,000 people and offering a global network of solutions by land and sea. Despite its large-scale operations, MSC has remained true to its roots and core family values, placing its employees and its founder’s genuine passion for the sea at the heart of its development strategy and day-to-day operations.

NAMEPA – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources. For more information, visit www.namepa.net .

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