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Voices of Alaska: Measure would preserve spill response, prevention efforts

...non-profit corporation whose mission is to promote environmentally safe operation of the Valdez Marine Terminal and the oil tankers that use it. The council's work is guided by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, and its contract with Alyeska Pipeline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/voices-of-alaska-measure-would-pr
Opinion
Les Palmer: Remember the Exxon Valdez

...casual visitor - the boaters, kayakers and passengers aboard day boats and cruise ships. In March of 1989, when the oil tanker ran into Bligh Reef and began leaking crude oil, I remember thinking that Prince William Sound had been spoiled forever...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-27/les-palmer-remember-the-exxon-va
Outdoors
Cook Inlet RCAC recertified, board meeting to be held Friday

...community interests. "As far as OPA '90 we are responsible for environmental monitoring of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers operating in Cook Inlet," Lynda Giguere, director of public outreach for CIRCAC, said. "... We develop programs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-09/cook-inlet-rcac-recertified-board-me
News
With Kulluk grounding, we've been warned

...technology on the tugs that escort loaded oil tankers through Prince William Sound.Specifically...Corner".It's also why loaded oil tankers are not allowed to pass through...if the Kulluk had been a loaded oil tanker experiencing a loss of power in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-01-15/with-kulluk-grounding-weve-been-w
Opinion

...of the oil is moved straight from the pipeline to an oil tanker ship docked at the Christy Lee Platform two miles offshore...wooden buffers each weighing about 200 tons that brace an oil tanker to the dock when it is loading. One of the fenders dropped...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-17-2
News
Industry sees a big year for energy development

...of the oil is moved straight from the pipeline to an oil tanker ship docked at the Christy Lee Platform two miles offshore...wooden buffers each weighing about 200 tons that brace an oil tanker to the dock when it is loading. One of the fenders dropped...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-28/industry-sees-a-big-year-for-energ
Trends
Report: Oil tankers pose greatest risk to inlet

A recent study aimed at determining historical rates and predicting future probabilities of oil spills and other materials into Cook Inlet from marine vessels found tank ships -- those carrying oil as their primary cargo -- have the lowest baseline spill rate. However, that same report indicates oil tank ships present the greatest risk in Cook Inlet due to their greater oil capacity and concentrated operations in the middle region of the inlet.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-26/report-oil-tankers-pose-greatest-ris
News
Take a hard look at the numbers

...part of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council reiterates a fact of oil transportation in Cook Inlet: while oil tankers have the lowest incidence of mishaps, they also carry the greatest consequences in the event of an accident. Oil transportation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-04-30/take-a-hard-look-at-the-numbers
Opinion
Tesoro cited for incident at Nikiski oil loading dock

...described as a "near miss" involving an oil tanker loading cargo during winter ice conditions...the Jan. 13 incident involving the oil tanker Overseas Martinez, the tug aiding...six years an incident involving an oil tanker has occurred at the Kenai Pipeline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-14/tesoro-cited-for-incident-at-nikiski
News
Hilcorp hopes to reopen Drift River

...operation," which allows only for a finite amount of storage. Most of the oil is moved straight from the pipeline to an oil tanker ship docked at the Christy Lee Platform two miles offshore from the Drift River tank farm. Bringing the two Drift River...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-25/hilcorp-hopes-to-reopen-drift-river
News

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