NAMEPA Welcomes New Members
Norwegian Cruise Line and Nature Environmental & Marine Services, LLC have joined the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) the organization announced today.
“The principles and aspirations of our organizations to promote sound environmental practices are closely aligned,” said Carleen Lyden-Kluss, NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director. “This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate our strategies to a more sustainable world with cleaner seas. Our organizations are committed to developing corporate social responsibility and public education about the protection of the seas.”
NAMEPA is an independent, marine industry-led association which engages maritime businesses, government and the public to promote sound environmental practices. NAMEPA operates as a non-profit organization committed to preserving the marine environment through educating seafarers, port communities and students about the need and strategies for protecting this important global resource.
Norwegian Cruise Line was recently named "Europe's Leading Cruise Line" for the seventh consecutive year, as well as "Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line" for the third time and "World's Leading Large Ship Cruise Line" for the past two years by the World Travel Awards.
Nature Environmental & Marine Services LLC is part of Nature Group Plc, a company specializing in the collection, treatment and disposal of waste from the maritime and the oil and gas industries. In the US, they serve all ports west of Port Arthur, where they collect all MARPOL waste classes directly from vessels or from terminals.