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My Turn: Wake up to the dangers posed by non-native species in Alaska's waters

...council is an independent non-profit corporation whose mission is to promote environmentally safe operation of the Valdez Marine Terminal and the oil tankers that use it. The council's work is guided by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, and its contract...
FBI prepares for attack on pipeline exercise to practice for a potential terrorist strike along the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and at the Valdez Marine Terminal. The exercise, known as "Arctic Strike," involves the Anchorage FBI Field Division and the Los Angeles FBI...
Alaska Digest

...VALDEZ - Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is telling workers to be prepared for significant work force cuts at the Valdez Marine Terminal, beginning next year. "Elimination of Valdez jobs in Valdez will have repercussions that extend beyond the...
Wind, floods force closure of pipeline

...completed, Heatwole said. High water along other roads in Valdez was hampering Alyeska's ability to staff the Valdez Marine Terminal, where oil is loaded onto tankers. The terminal is across Port Valdez from the city and a road leading to it...
Alaska Digest

...Spill Trustee Council on the $730,956 federally funded project. Prince William Sound is a busy place. The Valdez Marine Terminal is situated there, where oil from the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline is loaded onto tankers for the West...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...trans-Alaska oil pipeline, monitors the pressure of the line and monitors and controls the loading of tankers at the Valdez Marine Terminal. Any decision to move the center would be at least two years down the road, Woolston said. Woolston said such...
Alaska Digest

...timely manner. On the morning of Jan. 25, a contract electrician working on a new fire protection system at the Valdez Marine Terminal opened the wrong breaker. That caused a loss of power for the last valve in the pipeline before crude is offloaded...
Senators push escort bill for Valdez tankers

...Alaska's U.S. senators have filed a bill that would maintain a requirement for every oil tanker leaving the Valdez marine terminal to be escorted out of Prince William Sound by two response tugboats. Republican Lisa Murkowski and Democrat Mark...
Crews complete fuel transfer from grounded tug

...The SERVS system provides two escort tugboats for each tanker traveling through the sound after leaving the Valdez Marine Terminal with North Slope crude delivered through the trans-Alaska pipeline. The grounding of the tug was very different...
Problems found with Alyeska spill response in the event of a spill. ``We have concerns about their ability to conduct an initial response at the (Valdez marine) terminal,'' said Bonnie Friedman, a DEC spill-response specialist. The required skills are part of the tanker terminal's...


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