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If you want to keep employees safe and claims costs low, it's critical to stay educated. That's why AEU puts an emphasis on training our members and brokers on the latest trends in safety, claims, leadership, staffing and more.

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National Forum

This annual event addresses leadership, safety and claims-related topics important to shipyards, stevedores, marine terminal operators, and marine construction companies. For a day and a half, ALMA members and their brokers learn from industry experts and peers about field-tested methods, emerging trends, and solutions to common issues. The forum is held in major U.S. cities and typically draws more than 100 maritime industry professionals from the field of safety, claims, HR, operations and executive management.


Houston, TX - April 13 - 15, 2020 

This event will be held at the Hilton Houston Americas-Houston Hotel. Registration has not yet opened for this event. 



Regional Forums

AEU hosts one-day seminars throughout the year to provide educational information related to leadership, loss control, claims handling, safety culture development, and more. Held regionally and at no cost to ALMA members, these seminars are ideal for members of all sizes looking to learn new skills and network with others in their industry.

Norfolk, VA - September 17, 2019



Members who cannot attend our in-person events may benefit from our ongoing webinar series, which covers topics of interest to the maritime industry.

No webinars are currently scheduled.

Continuing Education

Brokers may obtain CE credit by attending our courses on USL&H or MEL (maritime employers’ liability). Four hours of CE credit is granted for full completion of each course (eight hours total if you complete both courses).


Norfolk, VA - September 17, 2019



St. Louis, MO - October 23, 2019



AEU hosts periodic trainings in partnership with certified safety professionals. These trainings include OSHA certifications, Shipyard Competent Person training, and more.


Shipyard Competent Person Training - August 13-14, 2019

This event will be held at the Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever, Louisiana. It is offered by Marine Chemists of Louisiana.


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