Response Hubs

Over the past two decades, Chadux has built, expanded and maintains 17 response hubs in Western Alaska and Prince William Sound with primary warehouses in Anchorage and Dutch Harbor. With Network grants, Chadux enhanced its in-region response capabilities for vessels that operate throughout the Network APC coverage area. The core of these new capabilities is the Large Vessel Booming Package (LVBP) and Western Alaska Rapid Response Packages (WARRP).

Chadux provides the following response services:

  • Trained response personnel (spill responders/ vessel operators/ task force leaders/ waste management specialists/ safety specialists/ staging area managers)
  • Wildlife response team and equipment (trained wildlife capture and rehab personnel/ bird hazing equipment/ bird and marine mammal capture and rehab equipment)
  • Incident management personnel (Chadux can assist in the staffing of positions within an IMT)
  • Safety resources (PPE kits and safety personnel)
  • Response boats (work skiffs/landing craft/crew support)
  • Containment equipment (harbor boom/river boom/shore seal boom)
  • Recovery equipment (skimmers and pumps)
  • Storage equipment (bladders/portable and fixed tanks)
  • Decontamination resources (decon kits and personnel)
  • Cleanup equipment (beach cleanup kits/sorbent materials)
  • Demobilization expertise and assistance
  • Exploration support
  • Staged in all 7 Western Alaska Subareas
  • Immediate labor in each Chadux response hub
  • Remote wildlife response and stabilization capability
  • Only Vessel of Opportunity program in all subareas.
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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