Golden Seas and ocean-going tug Tor Viking II expected to rendezvous today

USCG PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Tor Viking II is about 50 miles from the motor vessel Golden Seas and is expected to rendezvous about 40 miles north of Atka Island around 6 p.m. and establish a tow. The Golden Seas crew reported Friday severe weather had diminished allowing the vessel to utilize limited engine capability to maneuver northeast away from land. Crews on the Tor Viking, an ocean-going...

Disabled Golden Seas gains limited power Coast Guard assets still responding

USCG File PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska – The crew of the 738-foot vessel Golden Seas reported on scene weather has diminished temporarily allowing the crew to utilize limited engine capability to maneuver northeast away from land. The waves on scene have reportedly reduced from 29 feet to 20 feet, however, the vessel Tor Viking II remains en route to the Golden Seas and is expected on scene around noon...