Vessel of Opportunities Program to help clean up the oil in our gulf!
For any local commercial boat owners here in the Tampa Bay area: BP is asking fishermen for their assistance in cleaning up the oil spill. BP is calling this the Vessel of Opportunities Program and through it, BP is looking to contract shrimp boats, oyster boats and other vessels for hire to deploy boom in the Gulf of Mexico. Fishermen should phone 281.366.5511 about this program.
- To report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information: 866.448.5816
- To submit alternative response technology, services or products: 281.366.5511
- To submit your vessel as a vessel of opportunity skimming system: 281.366.5511
- To submit a claim for damages: 800.440.0858
- To report oiled wildlife: 866.557.1401
- To contact the Deepwater Horizon Joint Information Center: 985.902.5231
- For information about the response effort, visit www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com.
- For information about validated environmental air and water sampling results, visit www.epa.gov/bpspill.