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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Incidents

Damage Assessment Begins on the Stranded Kulluk [UPDATE]

Link: Previous Kulluk Update The U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Dutch Shell Plc were fighting 70 mile-per-hour winds and 40-foot swells as they tried to assess

January 2, 2013
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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

January 1, 2013
Total Views: 56

Monday, December 10, 2012
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News

Alaska Plans $355 Million Liquefaction Facility to Support US-Asia LNG Trade

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska‘s governor will introduce legislation allowing the state to provide $355 million (221 million pounds) in

December 10, 2012
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Saturday, August 4, 2012
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NOAA

Alaska Charts Dangerously Outdated According To NOAA

“Much of Alaska’s coastal area has never had full bottom surveys to measure water depths,” according to Cmdr. James Crocker, commanding

August 4, 2012
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Sunday, July 15, 2012
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News

Noble Drillship Nearly Wrecks on Alaskan Shore [UPDATE]

Murphy’s Law was proven once again this weekend as the Noble Discoverer, a Shell-contracted drill ship destined to start drilling in arctic waters,

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 50

Friday, July 13, 2012

“Maneuvering Error” Caused Alaskan Ferry Slam

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) and the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) found that the May 7, 2012 allision of

July 13, 2012
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Offshore

Shell’s Arctic Assets Set Sail for Alaska

Two oil rigs and a flotilla of support vessels slated to commence exploratory drilling off Alaska’s North Slope have departed on their trip up north from

June 27, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, June 11, 2012
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Oil Spill

US Army Ship Monterrey Aground In Alaska

The United States Coast Guard responded to a mayday call from the crew of a United States Army vessel after they reportedly struck an object and began taking

June 11, 2012
Total Views: 125

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Blog

Alaskan Ferry T-Bone’s Fish Processing Plant [INCIDENT VIDEO]

Here is some video taken from onboard the Matanuska ferry at the moment it crashed into the Ocean Beauty Seafood dock and processing plant in Petersburg,

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 91

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Engineering News

Vigor Industrial Acquires Alaska Ship & Drydock

Combination to Further Strengthen Maritime Industry and Jobs in Alaska and Across the Pacific Northwest   Alaska Ship and Drydock Inc. (ASD) and Vigor

February 9, 2012
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Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Defense

After Breaking 300 Miles of Ice, USCG Cutter Healy and Russian Fuel Tanker Arrive in Nome

NOME, Alaska — The tanker vessel Renda and the Coast Guard Cutter Healy arrived just offshore of Nome Saturday at 5:13 p.m. and preparations are

January 14, 2012
Total Views: 36

Friday, January 13, 2012
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Blog

Approaching Anchorage in the Ice – POTD

Another cool shot from Dustin Lemke, Ship’s engineer/ Photographer/Yeti…

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
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Defense

Russian Tanker Renda Meets USCG Regs, Gets Underway for Fuel Mission to Nome

(US COAST GUARD) Coast Guard inspectors completed a port state control exam on the double-hulled ice-classed Russian tanker Renda today in Dutch Harbor.

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 7

Monday, January 2, 2012
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Blog

Alaskans Express Serious Concerns About Arctic Offshore Drilling

In an article in the Anchorage Daily News, Lois Epstein, Arctic Program director for The Wilderness Society, and member of the Offshore Energy Safety Advisory

January 2, 2012
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Monday, November 14, 2011
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Blog

Catching Crabs in Alaska, it’s Not What it Used to Be

– By Scott Campbell Jr., The Wall Street Journal Many people think I’m crazy for making a living by catching crabs in Alaska. Battling 20-foot

November 14, 2011
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Monday, October 24, 2011
Offshore

Environmental Groups Challenge Air Permits For Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Environmental groups have filed a formal challenge to air-quality permits that Royal Dutch Shell needs to drill for oil in the

October 24, 2011
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Offshore

Shell Clears Air Permit Obstacle for Alaska Offshore Drilling Plans

By Cassandra Sweet, The Wall Street Journal Online The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency removed a longtime obstacle to Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s Arctic

September 20, 2011
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Friday, July 22, 2011
Uncategorized

Time to Take Alaska Out of the Icebox

By Scott Borgerson and Scott Minerd The Arctic might be the world’s final — and possibly most attractive — emerging market. While most

July 22, 2011
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Uncategorized

Crowley Deploys Double-Hull Petroleum Barges to Western Alaska

Barges are Among the First Double-Hulled, Environmentally Friendly Barges in Western Alaska Waters Anchorage, Alaska:  Crowley Maritime Corp. is deploying two

June 22, 2011
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Uncategorized

Crowley’s Double Hull Petroleum Tank Barges for Western Alaska

Crowley’s double-hull, environmentally friendly barges, 165-1 and 165-2 (SEATTLE, May 10, 2011) – Preparing to take environmental protection of

May 10, 2011
Total Views: 54