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Group: Approval of Northern Gateway pipeline not worth the risk

The consequences to British Columbia's wild salmon alone from Northern Gateway's proposed oil tankers and Kitimat oil terminal are not worth taking, according to a statement from the Raincoast Conservation Foundation in response...
High court strikes down Valdez tax on oil tankers

...unconstitutional a tax that the city of Valdez imposed on oil tankers loading crude oil from the southern terminus of the 800-mile...because it was targeted at essentially one vessel type, oil tankers, and escort vessels. It exempted large commercial fishing...
Could a Supreme Court ruling help kill the cruise ship head tax?

...on Monday slapped down the city of Valdez's tax on oil tankers, which may have legal implications on the state's...way that it only really applied to large ships, mostly oil tankers. Polar Tankers, a ConocoPhillips subsidiary, argued...
Joseph Patrick Winders

...Aircraft Company, and, at nineteen, his spirit of adventure led him to travel the world. He worked as an engineer on oil tankers, traveling between Caracas, Venezuela, to Vera Cruz. From there he traveled to Bermuda, where he settled down for...
Valdez Spill Anniversary

...the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council. Many of the lessons of 1989 have been applied. The oil tankers that ship Alaska's crude to the West Coast have become stronger, most with double hulls and redundant operating systems...
Alaska Editorial: Coast Guard proposes regulation to follow law

...tugboat escorts for double-hull oil tankers in Prince William Sound.This...get this rule done because all oil tankers traveling in the sound have had...applied so long as single-hull oil tankers were used in the Alaska trade...
My Turn: Wake up to the dangers posed by non-native species in Alaska's waters

...brought into Prince William Sound by oil tankers for navigational stability on the...United States - where Alaska-bound oil tankers take on ballast water - and British...Valdez Marine Terminal and the oil tankers that use it. The council's work...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...there is increasing concern among Coast Guard and Alaska officials about growing non-U.S. vessel traffic including oil tankers and liquefied natural gas carriers using the Russia's Arctic northern sea route from Europe to Asia. The route transits...
Rig manager testifies in Shell barge grounding be hauled up.On Jan. 31, the repaired Aiviq and the Alert, a tug on loan from escorting Prince William Sound oil tankers, were briefly able to make headway pulling the Kulluk southwest away from land. But when the line to the Aiviq broke...
Exxon to replace fleet in Alaska

...said it will replace its Alaska fleet of single-hulled oil tankers with double-hulled vessels. According to the plan...pressure to comply with federal law requiring that all oil tankers be double-hulled. The law generally requires double...


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