2009-2016 GRP Exercise Information

Completed Exercises - 2016

 

Fall River/Somerset Exercise

Wareham/Onset Exercise

Edgartown/Oak Bluffs/Tisbury Exercise

Wampanoag Tribe/Aquinnah/Chilmark Exercise

Marblehead/Swampscott Exercise

Weymouth/Braintree Exercise

Orleans/Brewster/Eastham Exercise

Ram Island Advanced GRP Exercise

Photos/Slideshow: View the Ram Island exercise photos and slideshow

 

Completed Exercises - 2015

 

Ipswich/Essex/Rowley Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Ipswich, Essex, and Rowley exercise photos and slideshow

Mattapoisett/Marion Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Mattapoisett and Marion exercise photos and slideshow

Kingston/Plymouth Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Kingston and Plymouth exercise photos and slideshow

Winthrop/Nahant Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Winthrop and Nahant exercise photos and slideshow

Falmouth/Mashpee Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Falmouth and Mashpee exercise photos and slideshow

Boston/Quincy Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Boston and Quincy exercise photos and slideshow

Ram Island Advanced GRP Exercise

Photos/SlideshowView the Ram Island exercise photos and slideshow

 

Completed Exercises - 2014

 

Barnstable/West Barnstable Exercise

Amesbury/Newbury/Newburyport/Salisbury Exercise

Boston Harbor First Responder Exercise

Cohasset/Hingham Exercise

Gosnold/New Bedford Exercise

Somerset/Swansea Exercise

Chelsea/Everett Exercise

 

Completed Exercises - 2013

Nantucket Exercise

DATE: October 17, 2013
Exercise Site: CI-28
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:  Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Westport/Dartmouth Exercise

DATE: October 10, 2013
Exercise Site: BB-02
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Scituate/Marshfield/Duxbury Exercise

DATE: September 24, 2013
Exercise Site: SS-06
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Click here to link to the Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Boston Harbor First Responder Exercises

DATES: June 24 and 25, 2013 and September 19th, 2013
Exercise Site: Moon Island Training Academy (Boston Fire Department)
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:

Berkley/Dighton/Freetown Exercise

Date: August 12, 2013
Exercise Site: MHB-12
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Lynn/Saugus/Revere Exercise

Date: May 14, 2013
Exercise Site: NS-31 Pines River
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

 

Completed Exercises – 2012

Sandwich/Bourne GRP Exercise

Date: October 17, 2012 (9: 00am - 1: 00pm)
Field: Boardwalk parking lot (end of Boardwalk Rd. Sandwich)
Exercise Site: CI-01 Old Harbor
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Plymouth/Kingston/Duxbury GRP Exercise

Date: October 16, 2012 (9: 00am - 1: 00pm)
Classroom: Mayflower Room, Town Hall, 11 Lincoln St. Plymouth
Field: State Pier, Plymouth SS-12 Plymouth (EX-01)
Exercise Site: Plymouth Harbor
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Salisbury/Newburyport GRP Exercise

Date: October 9, 2012 (9: 00am - 1: 00pm)
Classroom: Newburyport Fire Department, 0 Greenleaf St., Newburyport, MA 01950
Field: Cashman Park Boat Launch Facility, Newburyport, MA
Exercise Site: NS-02 Newburyport (NS-02A/DV01a)
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Gloucester/Rockport/Manchester-by-the-Sea GRP Exercise

DATE: October 3, 2012 (9: 00am - 1: 00pm)
Classroom: Rockport PD Community Room, 168 Main St., Rockport, MA 01966
Field: Heron Way Marina, 15 Biskie Head Point, Gloucester, MA 01930
Exercise Site: NS-17 South Annisquam River
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

Beverly Harbor & Salem GRP Exercise

Date: May 16, 2012 ; 8: 30am -12: 30pm
Field: George McCabe Marina (Kernwood Marina) Kernwood Avenue Salem, MA 01970
Exercise Site: NS-24 Beverly Harbor and Salem
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

 Fall River/Acushnet GRP Training Exercise

Date: May 10, 2012 ; 8: 30am -4: 30pm
Classroom & Field
Exercise:
Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River , MA 02721 508.678.1100 battleshipcove.org
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Slideshow/photos taken at the exercise.

 

Completed Exercises – 2011

Fore/Town River GRP Exercise

Date: October 31, 2011; 9: 00am - 1: 00pm
Exercise Site: BH-10 Fore River
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:Testing Photos from Nuka Research

Chatham/Harwich GRP Exercise

Date: September 27, 2011; 8: 30am
Exercise Site:CI-11 Stage Harbor
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:Testing Photos from Nuka Research

Mt. Hope Bay GRP Exercise

Date: July 26, 2011; 12: 30pm to 4: 30pm
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:Testing Photos from Nuka Research

New Bedford Harbor GRP Exercise

Date: May 11, 2011; 8: 30am to 12: 15pm
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:

 

Completed Exercises – 2010

Swampscott/Marblehead/Nahant Oil Spill Training & GRP Exercise

Date: June 30, 2010; 9: 00 am to 4: 00 pm
Exercise Site:NS-27 Marblehead Harbor
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow: Testing Photos

Article: Wicked Local "Oil-spill drill in Marblehead Harbor"

Plum Island Sound GRP Exercise

Date: June 8, 2010 - noon to 4: 00 pm
Exercise Site:NS-10 Plum Island Sound Entrance
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:

Article: The Salem News "Drill aimed at containing oil spills in water"

Wellfleet Harbor GRP Exercise

Date: May 26, 2010 - 8: 00 am to noon
Exercise Site:CI-05 Wellfleet Harbor
Materials:

Completed Exercises – 2009

Wareham River GRP Exercise

Date: October 27, 2009 - 9: 30 am to 12: 30 pm
Exercise Site:BB-23 Wareham River
Materials:

Hyannis Harbor/Lewis BayGRP Exercise

Date: October 21, 2009 - 9: 30 am to 3: 30 pm
Exercise Site: CI-13 Lewis Bay
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:Photos

Martha's Vineyard/Tisbury GRP Test

Date: May 28, 2009 - 10: 00 am to 3: 00 pm
Location: Lagoon Pond Boat Ramp (off of Beach Road)
Exercise Site: CI-19 Vineyardhaven Harbor/Lagoon Pond
Materials:

Photos/Slideshow:Photos from Martha's Vineyard/Tisbury Test

 

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