Vessel operators issued monetary fines for non-compliance with tank vessel response plan regulations in Western Alaska

Vessel operators issued monetary fines for non-compliance with tank vessel response plan regulations in Western Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has issued monetary penalties to three vessel operators in violation of federal regulations related to tank vessel response plan requirements. The vessels Pacific Galaxy, operated by Synergy Maritime PET, Tamar, operated by MTM Ship Management, and Yayoi Express, operated by MOL Tankship Management, have been issued a monetary violation for non-compliance with...

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...