We are committed to preventing releases and to ensuring rapid, effective response in the event of an emergency.

Our Barge Safety Measures

  • Plains fully complies with all applicable Coast Guard regulations for marine transfer operations.
  • Plains trains its personnel and provides equipment for rapid, effective initial response in the event of a release during vessel transfers.
  • Plains maintains contracts with qualified emergency response firms who are capable of providing timely additional resources in the event of a release.
  • Piping, hoses and other equipment associated with marine transfers are routinely inspected and/or pressure tested to prevent releases during vessel loading operations.