Pathfinder response winds down

VALDEZ, Alaska – The tug Pathfinder was moored at Port of Valdez early Sunday morning after being safely towed from Busby Island in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

Lightering begins on tug Pathfinder in Prince Willam Sound

VALDEZ, Alaska – The Crowley tugboat Pathfinder remains at anchor south of Busby Island and surrounded by containment boom with spill responders staged nearby. After suspending lightering Friday morning, the unified command authorized restarting lightering diesel fuel from the Pathfinder’s two damaged fuel tanks. Lightering has commenced with good fuel flow as of 4:15 p.m. and is estimated to...

Diesel fuel recovery is ongoing in Prince William Sound

VALDEZ, Alaska – The Crowley tugboat Pathfinder, which grounded Wednesday night on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound is still at anchor south of Busby Island and surrounded by a containment boom with spill responders staged nearby.