Port Operations & Vessel Traffic Systems

The Port Operations and Vessel Traffic Systems (POVTS) Committee monitors port and tanker operations in Prince William Sound. POVTS identifies and recommends improvements in the vessel traffic navigation systems and monitors the vessel escort system. The committee has been instrumental in the addition of two Enhanced Tractor Tugs and three Prevention and Response Tugs that defined the Prince William Sound oil transportation corridor as a world-class escort system.

Most of this committee’s projects are listed in the Maritime Operations section of this site.

If you are interested in volunteering with the  Port Operations and Vessel Traffic Systems Committee, please contact Outreach Coordinator Maia Draper-Reich  at 907-277-7222.


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