Environmental Management & Engineering
Environmental management and engineering consulting support services to government and private maritime organizations.
- Policy, Instruction Guidance Development
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Develop, Manage, and Audit Environmental Management Systems (e.g., Bilge Waste Management Systems using ISO 19011, "Guidelines for Quality and/or Environmental Auditing")
- Environmental System(s) Design and Pollution Control Equipment Support
- Develop and Manage Pollution Prevention (P2) Initiatives (e.g., technical solutions, improved management practices)
- Hazardous Materials Control and Management (e.g. Hazardous Material Management Programs, Ship Hazardous Material Lists)
- Regulatory Compliance (e.g., ISM Code, MARPOL)
THOR has over 17 years of cumulative experience providing integrated environmental safety and health (IESH) support to US Navy and US Coast Guard acquisition programs. This extensive experience includes providing the full range of IESH support, including: environmental management, engineering and pollution prevention, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Executive Order (EO) 12114 compliance, human systems integration, system safety and hazardous materials control and management on programs that include; Austal USA Flight 0+ Variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), T-AKE Class Dry Cargo Ammunition Ship, LHD-8 Amphibious Assault Ship Program, and CVN-21 Aircraft Carrier Program.
In addition, THOR personnel have supported RDT&E initiatives such as an Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for infection medical waste processing solutions and support for ongoing, in-service programs such as the Navy’s Oil Spill Prevention Initiatives (OSPI) Program. Headquartered in Virginia, THOR performs onsite in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, PA, Panama City Beach, FL, San Diego, CA as well as other Fleet Concentration Areas. A Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) verified SDVOSB, THOR provides a comprehensive range of services embracing the full product lifecycle. THOR’s energy and environmental readiness capabilities include Requirements Definition, Management and Assessment, Acquisition Support Services/ Program Management, Shipboard Readiness and Engineering Training Support, and ESH Support Services.
- Policy, Instruction Guidance Development – OPNAVINST 5090, NAVINST 9593.1B, the MSD Certification Instruction and NSTM 593, Pollution Control
- Software Development Solutions - Played a critical role in the implementation of several online environmental tools for the USN, including the EPR Portal from its inception to current day support
- Geographic Information Systems - developed procedures for standardizing geohazard assessment maps for Shell Oil
- Customized Database Solutions – designed/ developed the Environmental Quality Needs database for NSWCCD 63 to identify and prioritize Navy environmental needs.
- Technical Editing/ Writing - Analysis of Alternatives (AoA): Shipboard Infectious Medical Waste Processing Solutions (NSWCCD-63-TM-2004/49 + CR Rev 1)
- Pollution Prevention (P2) Initiatives - Environmental System(s) Design and Pollution Control Equipment Support
- Hazardous Materials Control and Management (HMC&M) – Ship Hazardous Material Lists (SHML) development, Hazardous Material Waiver preparation, HM Awareness Training for ship acquisition programs (e.g., JHSV, LCS and MLP)
- Regulatory Compliance – Develop, Manage, and Audit Environmental Management Systems for commercial ship operators (e.g., Crowley Maritime Corp)
- Risk Management – For the JHSV and LCS Flight 0+ new ship programs, identified program hazards and performed risk assessments, which were captured and tracked through resolution using a Hazard Tracking Tool
- Data Collection, Analysis, and Metrics - USN oil spill reporting, trend analysis and metrics generation for NAVSEA 05Z9 and NSWCCD-SSES 923