Tanker APC 2014 Rates Published
The Western Alaska Alternative Planning Criteria (WA-APC) is a prevention focused option for oil tankers and vessels transporting oil as a secondary cargo to meet the Coast Guard oil pollution prevention regulations in 33 CFR 155 when operating in Western Alaska waters.
The Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network is a non-profit organization established to provide the capabilities required to implement the WA-APC’s prevention and response measures to protect Alaska waters from environmental harm.
As the present oil spill removal capabilities in Western Alaska do not fully meet the Coast Guard requirements, the only currently available compliance option for oil tankers and vessels transporting oil as a secondary cargo operating in Western Alaska waters subject to 33 CFR 155 Subpart D is through participation in the WA-APC approved by the Coast Guard as meeting the environmental protection objectives of OPA-90.
The Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network is a non-profit maritime organization established to implement alternative spill response and prevention measures that most cost effectively meet the environmental protection objectives of state and federal regulations.