1/11/2018: Admiral Benkert award submission deadline extended

The Office of Port and Facility Compliance announced that the application deadline for the 2018 Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award is extended to January 26, 2018.


12/19/2017: Don’t miss the January 12 deadline to submit nominations for the Rear Adm. Benkert award for excellence in environmental protection

Started in 1995, the award recognizes corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations which have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. It also encourages innovations in operations, maintenance, cargo handling, refueling and training while providing a means to share best practices with others in the maritime community.


11/15/2017: Application period open for Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Award for excellence in environmental protection

Started in 1995, the award recognizes corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations which have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment.


10/30/2015: Reminder to submit nominations for the Rear Admiral William Benkert Award for environmental excellence

Looking for nominations environmental excellence award presented by the Coast Guard to corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations.


9/21/2015: Solicitation for the Rear Admiral William Benkert Award for environmental excellence

The Coast Guard is seeking nominations for the Rear Admiral William Benkert Award to recognize corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations that have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment.


6/26/2014: Vice Comdt. presents the 2014 William M. Benkert Award at API Conference

Coast Guard Vice Commandant presented the 2014 Rear Adm. William Benkert, maritime industry, awards at the American Petroleum Institute’s annual tanker conference.