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What are the benefits of HELMEPA Member Managing Companies?

  • Distance themselves from operational risks and perform a social work.
  • Affiliate themselves with the international recognition HELMEPA enjoys by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Port State Control Authorities (PSC) and others.
  • Join a total of ships and companies with an unwaveringly low deficiency/detention rate.
  • Provide their Officers and shore-based staff with the opportunity of Refresher Training HELMEPA compiles in cooperation with a special Training Committee.
  • Have access to online independent learning for their officers, in English.
  • Are provided with audio-visual and printed information material and placards with guidelines as legislation requires.
  • Their officers can attend HELMEPA’s “Marine Environmental Awareness” seminar, certified by Germanischer Lloyd and recognized by the Administration of Cyprus.
  • Provide their deck officers with HELMEPA Full Mission Bridge Simulator courses, a valuable training & competence assessment tool.
  • Have confidential access to IHS-Fairplay maritime incident data to correct erroneous reports made at the expense of their member-vessel.
  • Enlist their officers as HELMEPA members, supplied with individual identity card, useful when engaged in an incident.
  • Their officers and staff have direct electronic access to HELMEPA publications.
  • Receive timely updates on IMO regulations and other national legislation amendments, such as of the US, Australia, Canada and others.
  • Become informed on maritime issues through regular monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly electronic bulletins.
  • Enjoy additional recognition on RightShip’s Environmental Rating.
  • Affirm their voluntary commitment by flying HELMEPA’s flag on the masts of their member-vessels and displaying the Certificate of Membership on the bridge or in the Master’s office.
  • Establish direct contact with USCG/Washington DC on PSC, Pollution Prevention, Safety and Security issues.
  • Contribute to the bolstering of Greek shipping’s positions, through the longstanding relationships of HELMEPA with international organizations.
  • Demonstrate their high level of Corporate Social Responsibility through their support of:
    • The “HELMEPA Junior” and “HELMEPA Cadets” Programs for the environmental awareness of students and the youth in Greece.
    • HELMEPA postgraduate scholarships to Greek scientists in environmental, maritime and engineering disciplines.
    • The environmental motivation of the wider community through the social media.
    • Activities, such as voluntary beach clean-ups with the appropriate publicity.

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Let's Save the Seas
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14 December 2018
Maritime Training Center for Pollution Prevention, Safety at Sea and Environmental Awareness
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