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Plan Development and Implementation

HudsonAnalytix works with clients to draft plans that optimize safety, security, regulatory compliance, and business operations. Particular areas of expertise include MARPOL, Ballast Water Management (BWM), vessel response plans (VRPs), ship security plans (SSPs), bunker oil transfer, emergency muster, fire control and safety, garbage management, corporate emergency response, and pollution prevention.

HudsonAnalytix develops all plans in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and submits them to the appropriate reviewing entity for approval as required. Hudson has extensive experience solving a wide variety of technical issues, inspections, surveys, etc., which allows us to present a detailed technical plan to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as assist in avoiding operational delays.

The plans that Hudson creates and implements include, but are not limited to, the following:

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  • Ballast Water Management Plan (BWMP)

  • Biofouling Management Plans (BFMP)

  • Garbage Management Plans (GMP)

  • Hurricane/Rough Weather Plans

  • Panama Canal Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (PCSOPEP)

  • Ship to Ship Transfer (STS) Plans

  • Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP) / Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)


  • Alternative Planning Criteria (APC)

  • Contingency plans by U.S. state

  • OPA 90 Vessel Response Plan (Tank VRP and NT VRP)

  • USCG Vessel Response Plan (Tank VRP and NT VRP) – OPA 90

  • Vessel General Permit (VGP) Annual Report and related plans

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