NAMEPA welcomes Wärtsilä as a new member
underlining the marine industry’s commitment to promoting
sustainable marine industry best practices
March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine
Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new
member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry stakeholders in our
efforts to “Save Our Seas”.
March 20, 2017,
“Wärtsilä is a global leader in providing innovative products and integrated solutions committed to safety,
environmental sustainability and economic performance,” stated NAMEPA’s Carleen Lyden-Kluss. “Wärtsilä
brings increased diversity to NAMEPA’s membership and continues to extend our ability to collaborate with
stakeholders throughout the industry. Our members are committed to the stewardship and protection of our
seas through corporate social responsibility and public education about the marine industry and protecting the
Ms. Lyden-Kluss remarked, “Over the past nine years NAMEPA has welcomed highly respected marine
industry organizations to our membership. Our members share NAMEPA’s goals and efforts to create a
stronger voice for marine environment protection through advocating, educating and activating communities on
a global level.”
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for
the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total
efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the
vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8
billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200
locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Mission: We shape the marine and energy markets with advanced technologies and focus on lifecycle
performance, to enhance our customers’ business and benefit the environment.
The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (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. Visit us at: www.namepa.net.