New Haven Geographic Response Strategy Development

Nuka Research was contracted by USCG Sector Long Island Sound to complete 5 Geographic Response Strategies (GRS) for New Haven Harbor in Connecticut. To develop these GRS, Nuka Research as well as personnel from Sector Long Island Sound, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, and other members of the Area Committee identified 5 key … Read more

Availability of Tugs of Opportunity in Canada’s Pacific Region

Providing an emergency tow rescue for disabled ships is a vital emergency service. To fulfill this service, the Pacific Region of Canada relies on a combination of dedicated Emergency Tug Vessels (ETVs) and “tugs of opportunity,” which are commercial tugs hired for rescue operations when the need arises. The Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine … Read more

Grays Harbor Oil Spill Response Capacity Analysis

In order to consider how to improve preparedness in the event that an oil spill occurs, communities must first understand the current response system. The Washington Department of Ecology contracted Nuka Research to conduct a Response Capacity Analysis for Grays Harbor, Washington, which analyzes the maximum potential recovery capacity of the systems positioned to respond … Read more