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2020 Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Award recipients announced

The U.S. Coast Guard is announcing the award recipients for the 2020 Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert, Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence.

Don’t miss the January 31, 2020, deadline to submit nominations for the Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking applications from the maritime industry for the 2020 Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence. Applications are due by January 31, 2020.

“All Aboard! There’s a Place for You in the Maritime Community” student art program contest winners

The contest winners’ works of art will be featured on the Coast Guard, NAMEPA and CIP-OAS websites. The two grand prize winners will receive a certificate, a bilingual (English and Spanish) calendar featuring the art of all 12 winners, a $100 cash prize and a special Coast Guard-themed package. Finalists will receive a certificate and the bilingual calendar.

7/28/2017: “Connecting Ships, Ports, and People” student art program contest winners

Each year, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Mystic Aquarium and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS-CIP), sponsors a student art program contest with themes that relate to the marine environment. Check out the winners of the contest!

1/24/2017: Ballast water management – Beyond type-approval

Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, recently wrote an article for the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) focused on ballast water management beyond U.S. type-approvals.

11/28/2016: ‘Ships Bring the World to Us’ student art program winners

Each year, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Mystic Aquarium and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS-CIP), sponsors a student art program with themes that relate to the marine environment. Check out the winners of the contest!

11/7/2014: Assistant Commandant for Prevention on the growing complexity of systems

Read part 3 in the 3 part series providing key takeaways from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association conference on the growing complexity of technology and automated systems.

11/6/2014: Assistant Commandant for Prevention on the greening of maritime industry

Read part 2 in the 3 part series providing key takeaways from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association conference on the greening of maritime industry.

11/5/2014: Assistant Commandant for Prevention on domestic oil and gas production

Read part 1 in the 3 part series providing key takeaways from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association conference on domestic oil and gas production.

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