Tag: Kodiak Island

Salvage crew inspects grounded Arctic drilling rig

Coast Guard officials were taking advantage of a break in fierce winds and high seas on Wednesday to send surveillance flights and a salvage crew to the scene of Shell’s grounded Arctic drilling rig.  More »

Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig runs aground near Alaskan island

Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig ran aground Monday night near Alaska’s Kodiak Island after a five-day fight to tow the vessel through a fierce storm and 70-mph winds.  More »