Washington State Maritime Cooperative (WSMC) Plan Advantages

  • WSMC Plan has been fully approved for 5 years by the WA Dept of Ecology (see Press Release below in Member Update)
  • Enrollment Agreement is in conformance with IG Guidelines
  • Cost of compliance is the same or less than other plan options
  • No fee due until the vessel enters WA state waters
  • Enrollment is the simple process it has always been
  • Provides superior spill response resources See MSRC item to the right
  • Vessels may have either MSRC or NRC and enroll with WSMC
  • There is no need to have supplemental resources
  • WSMC will continue the Reciprocal Arrangement Agreement with WCMRC in Canada
  • On behalf of the member, WSMC provides the contingency plan, spill management team and clean up contractors to meet WA state regulations

Under Washington State regulations all WSMC covered vessels must have a WSMC ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT (which is in full conformance with IG Guidelines) on file before entering WA state waters. If enrolling a tank vessel for Grays Harbor coverage, please contact WSMC at 206-448-7557.