Cargo vessels seek shelter from storm in the Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Western Alaska has granted storm avoidance requests for five foreign cargo vessels experiencing 27-31 foot waves, winds of more than 55 mph with reported gusts up to 100 mph, while transiting along the great circle route north of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands Tuesday. The five vessels ranging from 500 to over 1,000 feet in length have sought...