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Columbia River Vessel Traffic Evaluation and Safety Assessment (CRVTSA) focus sheet

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17-08-019November 2017
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Author(s) Brian Kirk
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 four-page focus sheet summarizes the study's findings and recommendations.
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Keywords vessel traffic, risk assessment, vessel, Columbia River, oil, oil tanker
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Report to the Legislature on Columbia River Vessel Traffic Evaluation and Safety Assessment (CRVTSA)