3/7/2018: Rear Adm. Nadeau hosts Benkert award recipients for presentation ceremony in New Orleans

Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, presented awards to the five winners of the William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence, during a ceremony in New Orleans, March 2, 2018. Maritime Commons announced the winners in a post Feb. 22, 2018, but we are sharing additional details about the achievements that earned them this prestigious award.


2/22/2018: Biennial Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Award recipients announced

The U.S. Coast Guard is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2018 Biennial Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence. The winners reflect the efforts of the marine facility and vessel operations industries’ commitments to the environment.


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.