Who we are

ECM Europe©   was established by Bruno Di Lascio to provide a wide range of consultancy services to the maritime industry in Europe.

ECM Europe has been representing ECM Maritime Services, LLC since 2005 and have successfully assisted its clients all over Europe.
ECM  (Environmental Crisis Management)  was the first company to provide dedicated services to the shipping community in the fields of contingency planning, emergency response, and compliance with the requirements of OPA 90 in the United States.

Our services for ECM Clients in Europe include :

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Voluntary Environmental Compliance Program (VECP)

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Leading the Maritime Industry in the areas of Crisis Management, Regulatory Compliance & Vessel Services

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In-office Incident Management Exercise with V. Ships Leisure S.A.M. and Silversea Cruises

Each year ECM provides opportunities for clients to test their internal Crisis Management Team (CMT) following the Incident Command System (ICS) principles to ensure they are properly able to respond to a crisis in the U.S.

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German Shipping Corporations Convicted of Environmental Crimes

Two German shipping companies that owned and operated the Motor Vessel (M/V) Nils B, pleaded guilty today to an environmental crime in federal court in San Diego before the Honorable Jan M. Adler, announced Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden and United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy. Read more »

US Maritime regulatory compliance training in Marseille, (France)

Bruno Di Lascio (ECM Europe) has conducted a US maritime regulatory compliance training at Marseille, (France) for GAZOCEAN on September 13rd, 2016.

Founded in 1957, GAZOCEAN is one of the oldest Marine Companies in the field of the transport by sea of liquefied natural gas.

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ECM’s Exercise Training Forum in Rome, Italy

Thirty-two participants from fourteen client companies, three potential client companies and two observing companies attended ECM’s Forum in Rome on June 16th and 17th for exercise/training from 1300 hours on the 16th until 1200 hours on the 17th with refreshments and dinner on the 16th evening. Read more »

Release of 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines

As we have previously advised our clients, the implementation of the Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) Regulations (33 CFR 155 Subpart I) and the Nontank Vessel Response Plan Final Rule (33 CFR 155 Subpart J) added drill and exercise requirements for vessel response plan holders and covered vessels.  The USCG provides industry guidance for drills and exercises through the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines, which were last updated in 2002. Read more »