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Regulatory Challenges and Consequences

NAMEPA 2024 Marine Operations Seminar— Leaping into the Future: Challenges and Consequences in Maritime Operations

Houston Pilots Headquarters
203 Deerwood Glen Drive
Deer Park, TX

Blank Rome Maritime’s Keith B. Letourneau will serve as a speaker at North American Marine Environment Protection Association’s (“NAMEPA”) 2024 Marine Operations Seminar, “Leaping into the Future: Challenges and Consequences in Maritime Operations,” being held on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the Houston Pilots Headquarters in Deer Park, Texas, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Today’s maritime world is fraught with change, challenges, and unintended consequences. Industry practitioners, regulators, educators, and students will examine “Leaping into the Future: Challenges and Consequences in Maritime Operations.” The Seminar will offer information and collaboration on the elements of decarbonization and digitalization, workforce development, and more of today’s greatest challenges.


1:30 to 2:15 p.m.: “Regulatory Challenges and Consequences”


  • Moderator: Meghan Reilly, Education and Outreach Manager, NAMEPA
  • Keith Letourneau, Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Captain Keith Donahue, Sector Commander Houston-Galveston, USCG
  • Captain Matt Glass, Second Officer, Houston Pilots
  • Alejandro Trillo, CEO, Maritime Procurement Services

Other sessions include:

  • Future Fuels Challenges and Consequences
  • Digitalization Challenges and Consequences
  • Workforce Challenges and Consequences
  • Geopolitical Challenges and Consequences
  • Happenings in Houston

Blank Rome Maritime is pleased to be a sponsor of the Seminar.

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.