WQIS Offerred American Salvage Association Membership

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
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The Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) were accepted as a Corporate Associate member of the American Salvage Association (ASA) in a unanimous decision by their executive committee.

The ASA is an association of professional salvors that strives to professionalize, educate and thereby improve marine casualty response. Established in 2000, the ASA endeavors to bring together regulatory authorities, environmental agencies, shipowners and underwriters to ensure open communication and better protect the general public and the environment.

This year, the ASA will have their biennial National Maritime Salvage Conference and Expo September 9th through 12th in Arlington, VA. With WQIS supporting their cause, they will have the backing of over 40 years of experience and knowledge to assist with professionalizing the U.S. marine salvage and firefighting response.


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