V.Ships Signs with Spill Center for Global Vessel Spill Support

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Spill Center, a North American leader in environmental claims management and emergency response support for transportation clients at risk for releases of hazardous materials, has expanded its program to include global cargo-carrying vessels, according to Tom Moses, president and founder of the company.

V.Ships, a ship management company with a network of 18 offices worldwide, provides shipowners with a range of management and support services for oil tankers, chemical tankers, gas carriers and dry bulk cargo vessels.

V.Ships offers environmental support services to ship owners through Spill Center. Services include immediate response management services, comprehensive regulatory expertise and reporting, cleanup contractor referrals, invoice auditing and a proven method to place the spill generator in a legally defensible position, related Mr. Moses.

He explained that Spill Center is positioned to provide support to owners of vessels involved in marine pollution events and spill-related claims wherever they occur around the world, helping spill generators contain costs and limit liability arising from environmental releases.

Staffed by environmental, legal and technical specialists, Spill Center has provided 24/7 support to clients in the transportation, chemical and insurance industries for more than 20 years, noted Mr. Moses. Resources include advanced communication technology and up-to-date listings of local, federal and international regulations, as well as spill reporting contacts and deadlines. 

Spill Center maintains a database of cleanup contractors in countries worldwide, from which spill generators can select. The company can also provide global communications and other services as required, explained Mr. Moses, a former U.S. EPA toxicologist who holds a Juris Doctorate degree and a certificate in Hazardous Materials Control and Emergency Response.

“Clients count on us to get past spill incidents and avoid fines and penalties for non-compliance with reporting regulations,” said Mr. Moses. “We tailor our menu of services to the needs of any company at risk for pollution events and environmental releases. The Spill Center program is designed to help clients deal with environmental releases swiftly and thoroughly to avoid trouble with regulatory authorities.”

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