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Report to the Legislature on Columbia River Vessel Traffic Evaluation and Safety Assessment (CRVTSA)

 
Publication number Date Published
17-08-010November 2017
VIEW NOW: Report to the Legislature on Columbia River Vessel Traffic Evaluation and Safety Assessment (CRVTSA) (Number of pages: 303) (Publication Size: 6124KB)
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Author(s) DNV GL
Description In 2015, the Oil Transportation Safety Act required the Department of Ecology to evaluate and assess vessel traffic management and vessel traffic safety within and near the mouth of the Columbia River. The Act directed Ecology to consult with tribes and stakeholders and determine: 1) the need for tug escorts for vessels transporting oil as cargo, 2) tug capabilities to achieve safe escort, and 3) the best achievable protection for vessels transporting oil as cargo. This report describes the study, its findings, and Ecology's recommendations.
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Keywords oil spill risk, vessel traffic, Legisative Report, risk assessment, transportation, vessel, oil, risk mitigation
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