On February 2nd, 2011, a team of emergency responders from Resolve Marine Group and Pacific Environmental Corporation (dba PENCO)/American Marine Corporation, demonstrated their marine fire fighting capabilities in Honolulu Harbor. The trained crew of locally and internationally recognized professionals conducted an equipment deployment exercise, utilizing pumps and fire fighting monitors stored at the PENCO/American Marine facilities on pier 13, and operated from the deck of the M/V American Islander. Resolve Marine Group and PENCO/American Marine Corporation, in conjunction with firefighting teaming partner T&T Bisso, provide marine firefighting capabilities in the 14th Coast Guard District. The equipment and capabilities have been accepted by the USCG for citation in OPA 90 tank vessel response plans covering the 14th district.
Resolve Marine Group and PENCO/American Marine have previously teamed to deliver timely response and “in-water” repairs to marine casualties in Hawaii, including the foundering M/V Tong Cheng and the grounded M/V Vogetrader. Together, Resolve Marine Group and PENCO/America Marine meet
or exceed the criteria for SMFF providers enumerated in the new regulations
, and continue to be proactive in meeting maritime industry needs in the Pacific.