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WSMC Oil Spill Information Seminar - October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016

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Bob Nolting, Long time legal counsel for WSMC retires

On June 4, 2014, at a luncheon in his honor, Bob Nolting, Legal Counsel, was presented a plaque to commemorate his service to the Washington State Maritime Cooperative (WSMC).  Bob has recently completed over twenty years of contractual service to the Washington State Maritime Cooperative (1994 to the present) and its predecessor, the Washington State Maritime Commission (1991-1995).  Bob has recently retired as Managing Partner from the law offices of Legros, Buchanan, and Paul.  Bob advised and represented WSMC during times of great change and progress, leaving WSMC with a legacy of accomplishments that promoted efficient shipping while fostering protection of the marine environment in the Northwest.

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WSMC Plan Approval - Press Release

The WSMC Plan received full approval from the WA Department of Ecology on January 23, 2014. A WSMC press release from WSMC Excecutive Director Roger Mowery announced the plan approval. 

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WSMC Update - Vessel Enrollment

IMPORTANT: Please Re-Enroll Your Washington State Maritime Cooperative (WSMC) Covered Vessels Using the New WSMC Enrollment Agreement

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WSMC Update - One Stop, Single Fee Compliance

WSMC Now Offers Simple, One-Stop, Single Fee Compliance for Washington State Vessel Contingency Plan Coverage

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MSRC AND WSMC Announce Cooperative Arrangement in State of Washington

The Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) is pleased to announce a cooperative arrangement with the Washington State Maritime Cooperative (WSMC). Effective January 1, 2014, WSMC will become a member of the Marine Preservation Association (MPA), thereby gaining access to MSRC’s comprehensive spill response resources in the State of Washington.

The new WSMC umbrella plan will offer many advantages over other alternative means of meeting Washington State’s spill response regulatory requirements. These advantages include:

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WSMC Update - Plan Approval

- 3 times the number of oil skimming vessels
- 4 times the amount of oil skimming capacity
- 1.5 times the amount of oil boom
- 20 times the amount of liquid storagge
    (Source: Western Response Resource List)

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WSMC Plan - IG Guidelines

NOTE: WSMC ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT NOW MEETS ALL IG GUIDELINES AS OF DECEMBER 13, 2013

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WSMC Plan - New Rate Schedule

November 6, 2013

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WSMC Plan - Letter from WSMC Executive Director

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