101 days ago
In December, the Kulluk was being towed to Seattle for off-season maintenance when it repeatedly lost tow lines during a brutal Gulf of Alaska winter storm.
130 days ago
Data from buoys in the Gulf of Alaska show that gale force winds -- 39 mph or stronger -- occur 15 percent of the time during December and January, according to the weather service.
135 days ago
· Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced "an expedited, high-level assessment" of Shell's 2012 offshore drilling program in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas.· The Coast Guard commander for Alaska...
140 days ago
On Thursday, a week after the Kulluk and the Shell-contracted ship towing it first got into trouble, and three days after the grounding during a fierce Gulf of Alaska storm, the community was on...
142 days ago
High seas and strong winds prevented crews from boarding an oil drilling ship to check for any damage after the large vessel went aground off an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Alaska.
143 days ago
Officials at a unified command center run by the Coast Guard, Shell, state responders and others said the Kulluk grounded Monday night on rocks off the southeast side of Sitkalidak Island, an...
144 days ago
But it cannot propel itself, and a series of failures involving it began on Thursday during a stormy Gulf of Alaska crossing.