Yearly Archives: 2016

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10 2016

NJR teams up with ECM to offer Incident Management Team Services

2016-10-16T16:25:48+00:00October 16th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

09 2016

NJ Resources, Inc. & Crowley Marine Services

2016-09-12T20:41:47+00:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured 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). [...]

08 2016

Release from FPSO Drill

2016-08-26T11:09:56+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Featured 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 [...]

08 2016

New Oil Spill Response Calculators

2016-08-26T10:54:56+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: 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” [...]

08 2016

Vessel Response Plan Alternative Planning Criteria National Guidelines

2016-08-26T10:52:46+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: 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

08 2016

Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting & Government-initiated Unannounced Exercises

2016-08-26T10:51:23+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: 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

07 2016

Cascadia Rising

2016-07-26T11:05:20+00:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: Featured 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 [...]