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The Mission of HELMEPA

  • Encourage Greek shipowning companies, operators, managers and agents wherever located, as well as masters, deck and engineer officers and seafarer members of the Panhellenic Seamens’ Federation to enlist in the Association as Members.
  • Nurture a high level of environmental consciousness within the ranks of the Greek maritime community with the means of education, information, motivation and publicity,
  • Cooperate with and assist the government of Greece on issues related to international laws and regulations designed for the protection of the marine environment and life at sea,
  • Encourage the human element of the Greek maritime community to comply with national and international legislation designed for the prevention of marine pollution and help establish the spirit of safety onboard,
  • Grant Membership to individuals in recognition of their voluntary commitment to pollution prevention and safety at sea,
  • Recognize achievements of individuals or corporate members of the Greek maritime community for exemplary performance in the fields of marine pollution prevention and safety

Expansion of the MEPA Spirit

According to the Founding Declaration of 1982, the Association should lead in an international effort to combine regulation and voluntary will to eliminate ship-generated marine pollution and improve safety at sea. Implementing this Article, the Association promoted and supported the establishment of the following sister Organizations, which operate under similar to HELMEPA’s Declarations:

AUSMEPA in Australia
CYMEPA in Cyprus
PHILMEPA  in the Philippines
TURMEPA in Turkey
URUMEPA in Uruguay
UKRMEPA in Ukraine

Τον Ιούνιο του 2006, 4 MEPA υπέγραψαν, ως ιδρυτικά μέλη, το νομικό έγγραφο με το οποίο καθορίστηκε η ταυτότητα της INTERMEPA, (Διεθνής Ένωση Προστασίας Θαλασσίου Περιβάλλοντος), ως μια εθελοντική, μη κυβερνητική και μη κερδοσκοπική ένωση, στην Αθήνα, Ελλάδα.

Η έδρα της φιλοξενείται στα γραφεία της HELMEPA που προσφέρει και τη Γραμματειακή υποστήριξη.

The Members of INTERMEPA are:


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October 19, 2018
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