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By keeping our coasts clean, we keep our home clean

A major problem in the seas and beaches of our country is the accumulation of marine litter, such as plastic and glass bottles, bags, food packaging, soft drinks, nets etc. The impact of marine litter on the environment is not only aesthetically annoying but also...

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New issue of “The HELMEPA Monitor” (No. 20)

The new, 20th issue of our electronic publication "The HELMEPA Monitor" has been released. This initiative was undertaken as a result of the close collaboration between the US Coast Guard and HELMEPA and we believe that it is a useful tool for the companies and crews...

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Welcoming our new Members

We welcome the seafarers, vessels, and companies that enrolled as Members of HELMEPA in July. Specifically, 11 Merchant Marine Officers and Seafarers of various specialties, 2 Hellenic Coast Guard Officers, and 2 company staff were added as individual Associate...

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At the 56th Aegean Rally

For the second consecutive year, the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association - HELMEPA supported the Aegean Rally organized by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club. Two symbolic coastal cleanups were organized in Astypalea (July 22) and Milos (July 26), in...

read more and the Role of the Human Factor in Shipping

Continuing its partnership with, an initiative of Gratia Publications to inform young people on shipping, HELMEPA participated in the 5th meeting of the Shipping Summer Lectures Cycle held at the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation on July 22, 2019. In a hall,...

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Visit of Law students at HELMEPA’s environmental exhibition

On Wednesday, July 17, we had the pleasure to host about 50 Law students from Greece and other countries from around the world at HELMEPA’s environmental exhibition at CERES Building in Piraeus. The visit was arranged as part of the educational activities of the...

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23 August 2019
Maritime Training Center for Pollution Prevention, Safety at Sea and Environmental Awareness