News & Updates

05/24/2018 - Informational Circular 2018-02: OSRV Ocean Liberty Arrives in Dutch Harbor

The OSRV Ocean Liberty, a purpose-built oil spill response vessel, has arrived at its new homeport in Dutch Harbor, Unalaska. The 166-foot vessel is owned and operated by Paradigm Marine and has been contracted to support the Alaska Chadux Corporation - the Network's supporting Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO). The OSRV Ocean Liberty along with the OSRV Sea Strike homeported in Kodiak, Alaska bring tremendous oil spill response capabilities to vessels enrolled in the Network's APC programs.

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03/27/2018 - Information Circular 2018-01: 2017 Annual Report & William M. Benkert Award

The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network [Network] is pleased to release its 2017 Annual Report and announce the recipient for their prestigious Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence. The Network received Honorable Mention for its commitment to the environment. The biennial award recognizes organizations for outstanding achievement in all aspects of marine environmental protection.  Read more.

07/24/2017 - Information Circular 2017-03: Nontank Vessel Fee Reduction

Nontank Vessel Fee Reduction The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network's [Network] Board of Directors recently adopted to reduce fees by 3 percent for nontank vessels that participate in the Network's Coast Guard approved Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) programs. The updated nontank vessel fees take effect on August 1, 2017. Please note that the Tank vessel fee will remain at $7,125.  Read more.

07/11/2017 - Information Circular 2017-02

• Loyalty Discount Program • ASRC-Energy Services and Network Partnership • Teaming Agreements with Salvage & Marine Firefighter Providers • Fishing Vessel Miss Destinee Oil Spill Prevention & Salvage Operation • Network Capability Exercise • Congressional Testimony • Meet The Network  Read more.

04/17/2017 - 2016 Annual Report Now Available

The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network is pleased to release its 2016 Annual Report  Read more.

06/15/2016 - Enrollment Fee Reduction

The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network's [Network] Board of Directors, made up of industry representatives, recently adopted reduced fees for non-tank vessels that participate in the Network's Coast Guard approved Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) programs.  Read more.

News Archives

06/15/2016: Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network Receives Prestigious Award for Keeping the Seas Safe

05/13/2016: Specialized Oil Spill Response Vessel Homeported in Kodiak

02/08/2016: How Shell’s Arctic Pullout Better Prepares Alaska for Oil Spills

12/30/2015: IMO adopted areas to be avoided along Aleutian Islands

11/04/2015: The Network updates stakeholders on 2015 accomplishments and current issues

09/10/2015: The Network recognized for marine environment preservation efforts

09/13/2015: Network’s Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) extended until December 2017

06/22/2015: Network Announces Fleet Enrollment Option

06/04/2015: New spill response hub adds protection to Western Alaska

06/01/2015: Network’s APC is only U.S. Coast Guard approved APC for all Western Alaska

05/21/2015: May 2015 Newsletter

05/14/2015: Why Choose the Network?

05/16/2015: The Network Continues to Provide APC Regulatory Compliance for Tank & Nontank Vessels throughout Western Alaska & Prince William Sound

05/13/2015: The Network’s 2014 Year in Review Shows Strong, Growing Service

11/11/2014: Network Announces Updated 2015 APC Enrollment Process & Fees

09/15/2014: The Network and Alaska Chadux Corporation Announce Enhanced Oil Spill Response and Equipment Program for Western Alaska