Complete the application below to be considered for CSA’s Environmental Achievement award, which recognizes good stewards of our marine environment.

Notable Achievements from the 2023 Environmental Awards Luncheon

Companies participated in the 2023 awards
Vessels received an Environmental Award
Years without a reportable environmental incident

Environmental Achievement Awards

The Environmental Achievement Awards are a great opportunity for owners and operators to recognize the accomplishments of their mariners and shore-side staff. While the public hears of instances when there are environmental problems, they should know that this industry has an excellent record of environmental accomplishment. The awards were initiated to let our seagoing and shore-side personnel know that we appreciate all they do as good stewards of our marine environment. The award, which is open to CSA members and non-members alike, is presented at the Annual Environmental Achievement Awards Dinner held in Washington, DC in November each year.

Click here to see pictures from previous awards.

How to Qualify

The awards are given to the recipients at a dinner ceremony in Washington, DC in the fall which is attended by Administration, Congress, CG, Maritime Administration, EPA, Department of State and Embassies.

To be eligible for the award, a vessel must have at least a two-year period of the following:

  • No reportable spills (a report of a “potential spill” is not disqualifying)
  • No U.S. Coast Guard citations for violations of MARPOL
  • No port state citations for violations of MARPOL
  • No violations of state/local pollution regulations

Vessels are eligible for awards beyond the initial two year period.

Non-members participating in the Environmental Achievement Awards program, will pay a nominal participation fee to cover the costs to administer the program and produce the certificates.

Application for the Environmental Achievement Award

❗❗❗Before you submit, please confirm you are the person authorized to apply for this award❗❗❗

The deadline to apply for the Environmental Achievement Award is September 25, 2023.

The Environmental Awards submissions are now closed. Check back next year to apply.

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