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27 04, 2017

NJR Completes First Responder Training for the Port of Brownsville, TX

April 27th, 2017|Projects|

Brownsville, TX NJR recently assisted the Port of Brownsville, TX by conducting first responder refresher training.  Fifty-One First Responders assembled at the Port of Brownsville and responded to an instructor led training program that simulated an incident.  Once engaged, the teams began conducting assessments and evaluate how to effectively respond in a safe manner.  The [...]

27 04, 2017

The Triennial International Oil Spill Conference is coming right up

April 27th, 2017|Events, News & Articles|

May 15-18, 2017 | Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA The International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) provides a vital forum for professionals from the international response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations to come together to tackle the greatest challenges facing us with sound science, practical innovation, social engineering and imagination. This conference [...]

25 01, 2017

NJ Resources, Inc. & Arc Terminals Portland Oregon Terminal

January 25th, 2017|Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. and Arc Terminals conducted ICS refresher training and exercise in December 2016.  This year the Willbridge Worst Case Discharge Functional Exercise, conducted at the Clean River Cooperative, was preceded by a full day of Incident Command System (ICS) refresher training focused on understanding and execution of a response in accord with the [...]

16 10, 2016

NJR teams up with ECM to offer Incident Management Team Services

October 16th, 2016|News & Articles, Press Releases|

Two of the maritime industry’s leading emergency response networks are pleased to announce their new partnership, launching for clients today. Nicole Franks, President of NJR, stated, “Our new teaming arrangement with ECM will allow us to serve our clients straight through incident response, in addition to the customized planning, training, exercise services, and response tools we already have [...]

12 09, 2016

NJ Resources, Inc. & Crowley Marine Services

September 12th, 2016|Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. conducted Qualified Individual (QI) Refresher Training and an annual Table Top Exercise for Crowley Marine Services - Valdez, AK operations in August. This year the training updated the designated Qualified Individuals on their plan revisions with emphasis on the changes presented in the 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP). [...]

26 08, 2016

Release from FPSO Drill

August 26th, 2016|Projects|

NJR recently facilitated an exercise for Shell in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The exercise was based on a significant offshore release from a floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit. The exercise was held at the Shell Brazil offices in Barra de Tijuica, and NJR will be working with Shell to use the outcome of [...]

26 08, 2016

New Oil Spill Response Calculators

August 26th, 2016|News, News & Articles|

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced the release of four new oil spill response calculators today as part of an ongoing effort to improve future clean-up efforts. According to John Caplis, an oil spill response coordinator for the bureau, the use of the calculators is viewed by BSEE as a “best practice” [...]

26 08, 2016

Vessel Response Plan Alternative Planning Criteria National Guidelines

August 26th, 2016|Announcements, News & Articles|

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued an extension of public comment period and notice of public meeting regarding the pending update to the Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) National Guidelines. The deadline for submission of written comments is September 23, 2016. For more information: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-08-16/pdf/2016-19512.pdf

26 08, 2016

Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting & Government-initiated Unannounced Exercises

August 26th, 2016|Announcements, News & Articles|

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a bulletin to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the new 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (NPREP) guidelines as they pertain to Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting (SMFF) exercises and Government Initiated Unannounced Exercises (GIUEs). For more information: https://www.uscg.mil/msib/docs/012_16_8-15-2016.pdf

26 07, 2016

Cascadia Rising

July 26th, 2016|Projects|

NJ Resources participated in Cascadia Rising, a large-magnitude Cascadia Subduction Zone fault earthquake and tsunami exercise. NJR guided the Washington State Department of Commerce Emergency Support Function 12 (ESF-12, Energy) through emergency fuel allocation and distribution activities. NJ Resources worked with Commerce in the months leading up to the exercise to develop the State’s [...]