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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 [...]

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 [...]

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