Cook Inlet Risk Assessment

CIRA Public Meeting Annoucement: Wednesday, November 12 - 2014

A public informational meeting regarding the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee is scheduled in Kenai, Alaska on Wednesday, November 12 - 2014.  This public meeting will provide an overview of the results of the Cook Inlet Marine Risk Assessment and discuss the formation of a Harbor Saftey Committee as a path forward to reduce the risks of marine accidents in Cook Inlet.  Additional information, including an agenda will be posted in the coming days.

Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee Informational Meeting

Wednesday, November 12 - 2014

Time:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location:  Kenai Visitor Center

11471 Kenai Spur Highway

Kenai, Alaska 99611

Meeting Agenda

For further information about the meeting please contact Tim Robertson at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 907.234.7821

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Final Advisory Panel Report: 

The report describes the Advisory Panel's recommended risk reduction options based on their review of technical analyses conducted during the project and their own expertise.


The report and appendices are provided via the links below. If you have any difficulty accessing the documents, please contact Amy Gilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


CIRA FINAL REPORT DRAFT - Complete Document with Appendices




  • Appendix A - Estimate of Reduced Risk of Tanker Spill with Cross-Inlet Pipeline (The Glosten Associates, Inc.)

  • Appendix B - Evaluating a Drifting Vessel's Ability to Self-Arrest and Evaluation of 2012 Response Times (The Glosten Associates, Inc.) with comments from Advisory Panel and Safeguard Marine, LLC

  • Appendix C - Benefit-cost Analysis of the Trans-Foreland Pipeline as a Risk Reduction Option - DRAFT (Northern Economics, Inc.)

  • Appendix D - Advisory Panel and Management Team members

  • Appendix E - Zone of No Save Methodology


tanker in Cook Inlet

passenger ferry photo

ferry in KB


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