Network Coverage

The Network serves non-tank vessels operating in or transiting through the Western Alaska and Prince William Sound Captain of the Port zones and tank vessels operating in or transiting through the Western Alaska. These zones extend from the Alaska/Canada border in the Arctic, Western Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and western Alaskan Islands, Gulf of Alaska and Prince William Sound. These waters encompass the jurisdictional area covered by the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage/Captain of the Port Western Alaska and U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez/Captain of the Port Prince William Sound, excluding Cook Inlet. For more specific definitions of the Network coverage area, please refer to the section below the Network coverage graphic.

The Network's Geographic Area Covered

NON-TANK VESSEL APC

This APC applies to NTVs as defined by 33CFR§155.5015(a) that operate in Alaska waters encompassed by the COTP Prince William Sound and COTP Western Alaska areas as defined in 33 CFR§3.85‐20 and 33 CFR§3.85‐15 respectively. These waters encompass U.S. waters out to the 200 mile limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea.

Tank Vessel APC

This APC applies to TVs as defined by 33CFR§155.1065(f) that operate in Alaska waters encompassed by the COTP Western Alaska area as defined in 33 CFR§3.85‐15. These waters encompass U.S. waters out to the 200 mile limit of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea not including the waters of Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet and their approaches where existing oil spill removal capabilities meet the Coast Guard regulatory requirements.

Lloyd's List Winner North America 2016

Lloyd's List Winner North America 2016

The Network is an innovative winner in the 2016 Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award for its work monitoring and providing enhanced oil spill response capability for seagoing vessels in Western Alaskan waters.

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