Reporting Vessel Activity and Oil Spill in the Bering Strait

2018-06-14T11:33:23+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Latest News & Updates, Marine|

As a result of conversation held during the Bering Strait Rural Resiliency Workshop, village member participants wanted access to information about ship traffic and how to report vessels that might be impacting sensitive areas that is not related to an oil spill.

The link to the US Coast Guard Website where you can report vessel activity that might be impacting sensitive areas is: https://www.pacificarea.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/District-17/17th-District-Units/Sector-Anchorage/ or the number is (907)428-4100.

To see active vessel traffic you can visit:

http://www.nwc.uaf.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=183&Itemid=226 -OR-

https://www.marinetraffic.com/

 

If you want to report an oil spill contact the National Response Center at  1-800-424-8802 or online at http://nrc.uscg.mil/

 

You can also utilize the assistance of the Kawerak Marine Program.  Please feel free to call 443-4368 or e-mail Austin Ahmasuk at aahmasuk@kawerak.org  if you have questions, concerns, or comments.

If you would like to speak directly with the US Coast Guard Tribal Liaison,Clinton Scott, Clinton.L.Scott@uscg.mil from U.S. Coast Guard District 17 in Juneau, AK 907-463-2034.