Register here to tour the Empire State VII Training Ship

prior to NAMEPA's Annual Conference and Awards Dinner!

Register here to secure your spot for an exclusive tour of the newly commissioned Empire State VII Training Ship. The tour will take place at 11:45 A.M. EDT, preceding our Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, hosted at the SUNY Maritime College. The new ship is equipped with disaster relief in mind, with roll-on/roll-off capacity, container space, and a crane. This event promises an immersive experience showcasing the state-of-the-art facilities and invaluable training opportunities aboard this remarkable vessel.

Note: The tour is exclusive to attendees of the NAMEPA Annual Conference & Awards Dinner starting at 1 P.M. on November 2nd, following this tour. If you haven’t already, be sure to register for the conference now!

The Empire State VII is the pinnacle of maritime education and training, offering a unique platform for honing the skills and knowledge required for future leaders in the maritime industry.

During the tour, you will have the chance to:

  • Explore the ship, guided by a cadet
  • Witness the ship’s advanced training facilities
  • Gain insights into the educational programs and opportunities it provides

Required: The Vessel Tour Liability Waiver Form is required to board the ship. Please fill out the form and bring it with you to the tour.


To help us make the necessary arrangements, we kindly request that you register below by October 30th, 2023 to confirm your attendance and ensure that we can accommodate you during this exciting tour.

We are excited to share this extraordinary experience with you!


Our Sponsors:

For Sponsorship opportunities, contact Gail Nicholas


SUNY Maritime College 
6 Pennyfield Ave
Bronx, NY 10456

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Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM EDT
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Rachel McCloskey 
North American Marine Environment Protection Association