Coast Guard Sector Anchorage steps-up enforcement of tank vessel response plan violations

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage steps-up enforcement of tank vessel response plan violations
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Western Alaska, Capt. Paul Mehler III, has begun issuing monetary penalties to vessel operators in violation of federal regulations related to tank vessel response plan requirements. Tank vessels bound to or from a U.S. port and transiting through the Western Alaska COTP Zone must have an approved Geographic Specific Appendix in their VRP...