News & Updates

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

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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.

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

Anchorage-based Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (The Network) is an innovative winner in the 2016 Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award for its work with the Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) for monitoring and providing enhanced oil spill response capability for seagoing vessels in Western Alaskan waters.  Read more.

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

An oil spill response vessel called the Sea Strike is now homeported in Kodiak, gearing up to answer the need for oil spill cleanup in the Central Gulf of Alaska and Western Alaska. One of the groups behind the project says it’ll be an improvement over existing methods of containing spills.  Read more.

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

Shell may have pulled out of the Arctic, but some of its leftover equipment will better prepare the state for oil spills. Three Alaska organizations are working together to place spill response equipment Shell contracted during its Arctic offshore oil exploration in response hubs around Western Alaska and Prince William Sound. Two nonprofits — the Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network and oil spill removal organization Alaska Chadux Corp. — along with UIC Arctic Response Services are looking at 14 Chadux-operated equipment hubs around the state to determine where the extra resources will go.  Read more.

News Archives

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

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

05/14/2015: Why Choose the Network?

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

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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