Funeral homes and associates that have been trained in the planning of “Burials At Sea” have passed competency requirements on proper and legal Sea Burial protocol in the United States of America.

Certification represents the general equivalency to describe, present sea burial options with the basic understanding of EPA and USCG rules, laws and regulations, and to follow burial at sea protocols in accordance with common sense, safety and sensitivity.

Sea Burial Certification is granted upon successful completion of a course covering:
NEBAS Sea Burial Certified

  • USCG regulations
  • US Navy regulations
  • EPA laws
  • State-to-State and State-Specific regulations
  • Local town and city regulations
  • Funeral Home best practices and methods in the care and execution of at-sea burials.

According to the standards set forth by The United States of America.

Master Captain Bradford D. White
License # USA 000012723,
Mariner Number: 2724307

For more information on Sea Burial Certification, schedule a Sea Burial Certification session in your area, or trequest a reservation for the next event, please contact:

East Coast

New England Burials At Sea
Capt. Brad White
Toll Free 
877-897-7700 or direct (781) 834-7500
Email OceanBurial@aol.com

West Coast
Ashes on the Sea
Capt. Ken Shortridge
858-277-2799