Coast Guard crews battling fierce storm while assisting Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard crews battling fierce storm while assisting Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews continue to battle 20-30 foot seas and 30-40 knot winds while providing assistance to the crews of the Kulluk and its three support vessels, Guardsman, Aiviq and Nanuq near Kodiak, Alaska Saturday. Coast Guard crews in conjunction with Royal Dutch Shell are working together to ensure safety of life at sea for all involved and prevent the disabled vessels from running...

Coast Guard assists tug and tow in Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard assists tug and tow in Gulf of Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Anchorage personnel are coordinating a response with Royal Dutch Shell representatives after the tugboat Aiviq experienced multiple engine failures while towing the mobile drilling unit Kulluk approximately 50 miles south of Kodiak Island Friday. The crew of the Aiviq reported that they were able to restart one of the ships engines and is currently awaiting...