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After use, the components of this Emergency Towing System will be dried out and repackaged for redeployment in Sitka. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)

Crews train to prevent repeat of Selendang Ayu grounding

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The system was developed after the freighter Selendang Ayu lost power and grounded off of Unalaska Island in Dec. 2004. Six crewmembers were killed when the ship broke in half and spilled oil and its soybean cargo along the shoreline.
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