Detyens is first shipyard to join NAMEPA

Associations, Charity, Environment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards — By on June 2, 2017 at 8:25 AM

Carleen Lyden-Kluss

NAMEPA welcomes new member  Detyens Shipyards, Inc.

Expanding the diversity of membership and the commitment to  promote sustainable marine industry best practices

June 2, 2017Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Detyens Shipyards, Inc. has become a new corporate member of NAMEPA. Detyens Shipyards, Inc. is the first Shipyard to become a member of NAMEPA. This reinforces the focus the marine industry has on every level to be proactive in protecting and preserving the marine environment. The marine industry is aware the best avenue to accomplish this goal is to join NAMEPA in our efforts to “Save Our Seas”.

“Detyens Shipyards is excited to be the first Shipyard to join NAMEPA. We look forward to the networking opportunities with fellow member companies and becoming a part of the bigger movement to Save Our Seas”, said Bradley Kerr, Director of Sales & Marketing for Detyens Shipyards, Inc.

“NAMEPA has continued to grow in membership for the past 10 years. The growth in membership across the industry enables NAMEPA to collaborate with stakeholders across the industry and beyond on new strategies to preserve the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices”, stated NAMEPA’s Carleen Lyden-Kluss. “NAMEPA is proud to welcome Detyens Shipyards, a highly respected organization in the marine industry to our membership.  Each of our members share NAMEPA’s goals and efforts to create a stronger voice for marine environment protection through advocating, educating and activating our global communities.”

As the largest commercial shipyard on the East Coast, our focus on safety and our exceptional drydock capacity ensure your visit to our one-stop facility will be exceptional. Detyens Shipyards understands the unique challenges with ship repairs and conversions. With our central location on the United States East Coast, shipping lanes and the easy access into and out of our yards, ships are in and out quickly with either planned or emergency repairs. We offer extensive crane services and shops, flexible work environment including cross-craft policies, three graving docks, a floating dry dock and six deep water piers. Ship owners who are looking for work to be done in a timely, efficient manner should contact Detyens Shipyards, Inc.

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:

Media inquiries: Carleen Lyden-Kluss +203 255 4686

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