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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
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What others say: Nation much develop safer energy transportation

...Megantic, Quebec; Lynchburg Virginia; Pickens County, Ala.; among others - that have seen dramatic and dangerous oil tanker fires involving the volatile Bakken crude.Considering the increase in oil transport, the CSX Corp. and other railroads...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-24/what-others-say-nation-much-devel
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What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...years as our existing ships age.Why do icebreakers matter? Look to the Healy's actions in 2011 when it escorted an oil tanker to Nome as that town was running short on oil. Look to the annual scientific and mapping missions in the Arctic, where...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/what-others-say-need-for-icebreak
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Moratorium on vessel discharges passed in U.S. Senate

...issue came up in the EPA years ago, it was meant to be dealing with ballast and bilge water, primarily like what a big oil tanker would have. They would come in, pump seawater on board to stabilize the vessel and then when they docked in places...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/moratorium-on-vessel-discharges-pass
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Cook Inlet Risk Assessment reaching final stages

...was completed using 2010 data. It showed crude oil carriers moved 58 percent of the 450 million gallons of persistent oil. Tanker barges move 66 percent of the 566 million gallons of non-persistent oil. An accident type of frequency study was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-04/cook-inlet-risk-assessment-reaching-
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Coast Guard investigate spark on oil tanker

...Coast Goard and state and federal regulators are investigating how an electrical spark flashed on the deck of a docked oil tanker in Valdez last week, creating the potential for an explosion. Greg Jones of the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., which...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102600/ala_102600alapm0030001.shtml
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New tanker to ply inlet

A newly commissioned oil tanker specially built for transiting icy waters will soon begin operating in Cook Inlet. Tesoro announced this week that the Zaliv Amerika...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022808/news_4417.shtml
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Phillips lays keel for 3rd Millennium-class tanker

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Construction of the third and final state-of-the-art oil tanker for Phillips Alaska Inc. is under way, the company said Tuesday. The keel of the 900-foot tanker Polar Discovery has been...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090500/ala_090500alapm0140001.shtml
Alaskans respond to attacks with increased security, donations

...buildings, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. boosted security for the trans-Alaska pipeline, the Coast Guard ordered oil tanker loading halted at the Valdez terminal and the Federal Aviation Administration grounded all flights except for those conducted...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091101/new_091101alaattpm10001.shtml
Chevron and Alyeska hold spill drill in Prince William Sound

...Sound. The sound is the site of a 1989 oil spill in which 11 million gallons of oil was spilled when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground. The drill will involve deployment of more than 45,000 feet of boom. Twenty-six fishing vessels, two...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060401/ala_060501ala0PM0090001.shtml
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