Healy and Renda can be seen from Nome

The Coast Guard Cutter Healy and Russian tanker Renda were approximately seven natical miles from Nome as of Friday evening. Sitnasuak Native Corporation of Nome signed a contract with Vitus Marine LLC to deliver 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products to Nome via Renda around the second week of January. If successful, this will mark the first time that petroleum products have been delivered by sea...

Nome fuel delivery preparations continue

Nome – The Coast Guard Cutter Healy and Russian tanker Renda are experiencing dynamic ice conditions and the transit to Nome is slow but continuous. The vessels are approximately 100 miles from Nome as of Wednesday evening. Sitnasuak Native Corporation of Nome signed a contract with Vitus Marine LLC to deliver 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products to Nome via Renda around the second week...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zones during fuel delivery to Nome

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In accordance with the anticipated fuel delivery to Nome and the associated ice breaking activities in the area, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port is establishing a safety zone around all vessel and fuel delivery operations. Coast Guard personnel will be enforcing a 100-yard safety zone around the tanker vessel Renda and a 50-yard safety zone around any fuel delivery hoses...