Thursday, October 15, 2015
Maritime News

U.S., Alaska End Pursuit of Additional Payout Over Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

  By Victoria Cavaliere Oct 14 (Reuters) – U.S. and Alaska state officials announced on Wednesday they will no longer seek an additional $92 million from Exxon Mobil Corp. to...

October 15, 2015
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014
News

A Final Farewell to Single-Hull Oil Tankers

By Doug Helton, NOAA Office of Response & Restoration January 1, 2015 marks a major milestone in preventing oil spills. That date is the deadline which the landmark Oil Pollution...

December 31, 2014
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
EXXON Valdez In Shipyard After Spill
Interesting

What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After The Big Spill?

by Gary Shigenaka (NOAA) – A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat.  It is unclear whether this applies to “boats” as big as a...

April 8, 2014
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Interesting

CNN Video: Captain Hazelwood Recreates Exxon Valdez Grounding in Maritime College Simulator

CNN’s Kyra Phillips takes a close look at what went wrong on the Exxon Valdez with the ship’s captain, Joseph Hazelwood. The full CNN documentary “Oil and Water: The Exxon...

March 25, 2014
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Monday, March 24, 2014
Blog

Two Great Videos to Watch On Today’s 25th Anniversary of The Exxon Valdez Disaster

Here are two great videos to watch on today's 25th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Disaster:

March 24, 2014
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Maritime News

NOAA Video: Lessons from Exxon Valdez – 25 Years Later

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, rupturing the hull and spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine waters of Alaska.

March 18, 2014
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Thursday, May 9, 2013
News

FID Has NOT Been Made on Golden Pass LNG Export Plant [UPDATE]

Exxon Mobil Corp. signed an agreement with Qatar Petroleum International to construct a $10 billion natural gas export terminal in Texas.

May 9, 2013
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Monday, July 30, 2012
exxon valdez
Interesting

It’s Really Gonna Happen This Time, the Exxon Valdez is Doomed

(Bloomberg) — India’s Supreme Court ruled that the ship that spilt millions of gallons of oil in waters off Alaska in 1989 can be recycled in the nation’s biggest scrapyard...

July 30, 2012
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Blog

Exxon Valdez Still Fighting on Death Row

The M/V Oriental Nicety, aka the Exxon Valdez, is due to appear in front of India’s Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether or not the vessel is clean enough...

July 18, 2012
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Blog

Exxon Valdez Sold for Scrap

The Oriental Nicety, aka the former Exxon Valdez, has been sold for scrap, almost 23 years after running aground on Bligh Reef and forever reserving its place in the history...

March 21, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Blog

Why it’s Important Hollywood and the Media Get it Right [OP/ED]

By Kevin Sorbello, Chief Engineer Hollywood and the media rely on sensationalism in a very competitive and time sensitive market.  Pictures and video try to capture images and sound bites,...

February 22, 2012
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Maritime News

Judge Orders Exxon, Governments To Resolve Valdez Spill Claim

A federal judge has ordered Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM), the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Alaska to expedite talks on a 2006 claim by the federal and...

March 9, 2011
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Oil Spill

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill – Economics and Risk On The 20th Anniversary

Do you have an environmental question to explore? We were recently asked to participate in a Blogger’s Roundtable discussion on the Exxon Valdez grounding that occurred 20 years ago today....

March 24, 2009
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Saturday, September 20, 2008
Ship Design

Preventing Oil Spills – Alternatives To Double Hull Ship Design

OPA 90, the legislation enacted after the Exxon Valdez incident mandated double hull technology, essentially wrapping a second hull around the first, on all newly built tankers. While this has...

September 20, 2008
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Friday, May 18, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship Incident Has Ties to Exxon Valdez Grounding

A common misconception of the public is that the Exxon Valdez grounding was the direct result of an intoxicated Captain. Those of us in the industry know this to be...

May 18, 2007
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