NAMEPA welcomes Cheniere Energy, Port of Long Beach

(WESTON, Conn.) — Cheniere Energy and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) have become corporate members of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA).

“We are honored to welcome two significant industry leaders to NAMEPA’S roster of corporate members. Cheniere is providing a greener fuel option for energy use, and POLB is one of the largest and environmentally progressive ports in the world,” said Carleen Lyden Walker, co-founder and executive eirector of NAMEPA. “Everyone at NAMEPA is excited to have these two important organizations committed to helping advance our mission to preserve the marine environment and promote sustainable marine industry best practices.”

“We’re pleased to be part of NAMEPA and will work to collaborate on environmental and sustainability best practices,” said Guy Nicholls, Cheniere’s director of marine operations. “We pride ourselves on being good stewards of the marine environment and are constantly seeking ways to expand our expertise.”

“The Port of Long Beach is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability, and we are looking forward to working with NAMEPA to advocate best practices in this vital area," said Rick Cameron, deputy executive director of planning and development for POLB. "Our relationship with NAMEPA will dovetail perfectly with our efforts to be as efficient environmental stewards in order to remain competitive and ensure the health of the environment and surrounding communities.”


The North American Marine Environment Protection Association was officially launched in 2007. 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, go to

By Professional Mariner Staff