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2024 RADM William M. Benkert Environmental Award Solicitation

Dec. 6, 2023

UPDATE as of 2/7/2024:

The U.S. Coast Guard has finished accepting applications from the maritime industry for the biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence. This program recognizes corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations that have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. It also encourages innovations in operations, maintenance, cargo handling, refueling, and training while providing a means to share best practices with others in the maritime community.

The 2024 Awards will be presented during the North American Marine Environment Protection Association Safety at Sea National Maritime Day seminar and Automated Mutual-assistance Vessel Rescue System awards which will take place May 22, 2024 at: ABS Group, 80 M Street, Washington, D.C. 20003. The 2024 brochure can be viewed here.

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The U.S. Coast Guard is soliciting applications from the maritime industry for the biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence. This program recognizes corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations that have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. It also encourages innovations in operations, maintenance, cargo handling, refueling, and training while providing a means to share best practices with others in the maritime community.

The 2024 Award will be presented during the North American Marine Environment Protection Association Safety at Sea National Maritime Day seminar and Automated Mutual-assistance Vessel Rescue System awards in May 2024. More details will be announced as the event approaches, and applications will be accepted from 01 December 2023 to 31 January 2024. 

Interested applicants can view the 2024 brochure here.

 

 

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