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  1. Northwest Maritime Trade Summit November 12, 2003“Commit to Compete” Mike Moore Executive Director Puget Sound Steamship Operators Association

  2. Puget Sound Steamship Operators Association • Vessel owners, operators and agents • Promote maritime trade within safety, security and environmental stewardship framework

  3. Marine Environmental Protection • International & Federal Approach • Report Card • Challenges in Washington • Suggestions

  4. International “Safety Net” • International Maritime Organization Standards (IMO) • Construction, Equipment & Operation Standards • Increased Crew Competency Levels • Shipboard Safety Management Systems Industry Supports This Level Playing Field Approach

  5. U.S. International Role • U.S. Continues Leadership Role in Setting International Standards • Safety • Environmental Protection • Security • Crew Competency • Coast Guard Enforces Standards • Annual Vessel Inspections • Higher Risk Vessels Denied Entry or Boarded More Frequently

  6. Federal “Safety Net” • Domestic Vessel Design & Operation • Crew Competency • Vessel Traffic Operations • Port Safety • Environmental Protection • Security

  7. Over a Ninety Percent Reduction

  8. Regional “Safety Net” • U.S./Canadian Cooperative Vessel Traffic Service • Consistent Approach in Shared Waters

  9. Regional Environmental Record • Lowest commercial vessel oil spill rate in the nation three decades running • Cargo vessel spill volumes in the region are less than outboard motor/personal water craft legal operational discharges

  10. Challenges of Operating in Washington • Sky is Falling Messages Dominate • Good News is Invisible • Environmental Pressure to Regulate International Shipping at the State Level Continues • Regulatory Overlap & Duplication Concerns

  11. Environmental Issues • Oil Spill Prevention - Comprehensive Safety Net • Oil Spill Response - Multi-layered System • Marine Firefighting & Salvage (Proposed Federal Regulation) • Ballast Water - International/Federal/State? • Project Permitting • Air Emissions - Inventories and Strategies

  12. Suggestions • Promote Risk Based, Cost Effective, Level Playing Field Strategies • Maximize Support for International and Federal Standards Development and Implementation • Avoid Ship Fees that Contribute to Competitive Disadvantages • Eliminate Duplication of Regulations • Work with Stakeholders to Address Concerns at the International, Federal or Regional levels

  13. Protect and Compete!