Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

Kulluk Drilling Rig Grounds After Tow Lines Fail [Incident Photo]

Latest Update (Jan. 2): Overflight Video, Environmental Groups Respond as Damage Assessment Begins on the Stranded Kulluk By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A large drill ship belonging to oil...

January 1, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
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Alert and Aiviq Regain Control of Arctic Drilling Rig Kulluk in Gulf of Alaska Storm [UPDATE]

Latest update on the Kulluk Grounding Update: On Monday night, the Kulluk broke tow and ran aground. Latest: Kulluk Incident As a fierce Gulf of Alaska storm intensifies, the drilling vessel Kulluk...

December 31, 2012
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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Coast Guard: Crews Battle Fierce Storm While Assisting Disabled Aiviq and Kulluk [Incident Photos]

Update from USCG on the disabled Aiviq and Shell’s Kulluk drilling unit near Kodiak, Alaska. At this point it seems that the Aiviq’s engines cut out as the result of...

December 29, 2012
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Friday, December 28, 2012

MV Aiviq Breaks Down in Alaska While Towing Shell’s Arctic Drilling Rig

The USCG said Friday that it is coordinating a response with Royal Dutch Shell representatives after the company’s brand new $200 million AHTS, the MV Aiviq, “experienced multiple engine failures”...

December 28, 2012
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Friday, August 3, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day – Aiviq Waiting Anxiously in Dutch Harbor

Today’s ship photo is of Shell’s $200 million AHTS, Aiviq, sitting in Dutch Harbor just waiting to go ‘do-what-it-do’ in the Chukchi Sea.  The photo was taken on July 30th, and...

August 3, 2012
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