New spill response hub adds protection to Western Alaska

Protection of Alaska’s vast marine environment has a new oil spill response equipment hub in Adak Alaska, thanks to vessel participants in Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network’s (Network) Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) program for Western Alaska. Alaska Chadux personnel traveled to Adak on April 26th – 30th to inspect newly purchased and delivered oil spill recovery…

Read More

Network’s APC is only U.S. Coast Guard approved APC for all Western Alaska

Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) continues to receive inquiries regarding the coverage area for its Alternative Planning Criteria for Nontank Vessel Response Plans. The Network’s APC covers all of Western Alaska, which includes the Aleutian Islands, Gulf of Alaska and the Arctic. It is our understanding the Network’s APC is the ONLY APC…

Read More

May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter Volume 1 The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) provides vessels operating in Alaska best management practices and capabilities that exceed environmental regulations. Because most of Alaska is either remote, inaccessible, or both, compliance with standard federal pollution response regulations is not possible.  Recognizing the special needs of Alaska, the regulations provide…

Read More

The Network Continues to Provide APC Regulatory Compliance for Tank & Nontank Vessels throughout Western Alaska & Prince William Sound

Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) recently learned the U. S. Coast Guard has approved a second nontank vessel Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) for vessels “ transiting the Aleutian subarea of the Western Alaska COTP zone” (1Call Approval; USCG, May 14, 2015).  The Network APC continues to provide compliance for vessels that both transit or…

Read More

Why Choose the Network?

Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) is now providing federal regulatory compliance services to hundreds of vessels and is gearing up to expand and improve services this year. The Network remains the only practical and cost effective alternative for full OPA 90 compliance in Western Alaska and Prince William Sound. The support and encouragement…

Read More

The Network’s 2014 Year in Review Shows Strong, Growing Service

The U. S. Coast Guard recently approved a second nontank vessel APC for vessels transiting the Aleutian subarea within the Western Alaska Captain of the Port Zone. So, why choose the Network? The Network is a nonprofit company focused on reducing the risk of marine casualties and oil spills.  We do not profit from enrollment…

Read More

Network Announces Updated 2015 APC Enrollment Process & Fees

Over the course of 2014, the Network proved capable of expediting enrollment requests from around the world within 24 to 48 hours. In order to better serve Network participants, the Network is revising its enrollment process by transitioning to an online system for 2015 to more effectively support the needs of participants. The Network remains…

Read More

The Network and Alaska Chadux Corporation Announce Enhanced Oil Spill Response and Equipment Program for Western Alaska

The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) and Alaska Chadux Corporation (Chadux) have completed terms for a financial grant from the Network to Chadux to acquire and stage additional oil spill response resources for the Captain of the Port Zones of Western Alaska and Prince William Sound covered in the Network Nontank Vessel Alternative…

Read More