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    Gulf Coast Oil Spill Response - SUPSALV team onboard M/V JOHN COGHILL deploying 42

    Gulf Coast Oil Spill Response - SUPSALV team onboard M/V JOHN COGHILL deploying 42" oil containment boom on 3 May, 2010 near the western tip of Ship Island just south of Gulfport, MS. During the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, SUPSALV deployed 63,200 feet of oil containment boom between Grand Isle, Louisiana, and Pensacola, Florida. The boom was arranged to protect sensitive wetlands and harbors from oil contamination. NAVSEA 00D Released 6/18/2010  


    The Emergency Ship Salvage Material (ESSM System is a managed network of emergency response equipment stockpiles pre-positioned to support and augment US Navy Fleet capability in the areas of Salvage, Diving, Pollution Response, and Underwater Ship Husbandry (UWSH). ESSM equipment inventories and equipment descriptions can be accessed via the functional link buttons distributed across the top of this web site. The ESSM Operations link, at the far left, accesses additional ESSM information including system management, stockpile locations, resource availability, mobilization requirements, cost, etc. ESSM resources are available to non-Navy emergency responders as described under the ESSM Operations link. Emergency Mobilization of ESSM resources can only be initiated by a request to the Office of the Supervisor of Salvage (SUPSALV) within the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC. Earliest possible notification of a pending request and discussion with cognizant SUPSALV personnel is encouraged.


    Contact Information:

    Main line (business hours): (202) 781-1731
    For Finance and Contracts Response: press "1" at the prompt.
    For Salvage and Pollution Operations: press "2" at the prompt.
    For Diving resources: press "3" at the prompt.
    For Underwater Ship Husbandry: press "5" at the prompt.
    After Hours - NAVSEA Duty Office (202) 781-3889
    (The duty officer will put the caller in touch with the appropriate SUPSALV POC.)
    SUPSALV FAX: (202) 781-4588

    Mailing Address:
    Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command
    Attn: SEA 00C2
    1333 Isaac Hull Avenue S. E. Stop 1070
    Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20376-1070

    Email Addresses:
    For Finance and Contracts Response: For Salvage Operations response:
    For Pollution response:
    For Diving resources:
    For Underwater Ship Husbandry:

    ESSM Base contact info can be found under the ESSM Operations link.

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