Navigate Response – Exxon Valdez anniversary webinar

Webinar Invitation: Exxon Valdez anniversary webinar


The Exxon Valdez oil spill was a dramatic episode that changed the operational and regulatory landscape of shipping around the world. In this webinar, we will hear from on-the-ground experts and explore what it was like to be involved in the clean-up and media maelstrom of the accident.


Date & Time: 24 March at 15:00 UTC


The webinar will feature a panel discussion with Witt O’Brien’s Mike Gallagher and Navigate Response’s Edward Ion. Mike Elsom of Navigate Response will moderate. During the 60 minute session, the panel will be discussing key questions like:

  • What were the causes and contributing factors to the accident?
  • How were the clean-up and salvage operations conducted?
  • What impact did the spill have on local communities?
  • How did the media react?
  • How did shipping regulations change as a result?
  • How would a similar incident be handled under today’s standards?

Mike Elsom says “the Exxon Valdez Anniversary Webinar will be a great opportunity for those wanting to explore how the spill has shaped the modern industry and public perception of shipping.”


We look forward to seeing you there!

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