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Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak Island

Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak IslandA fish processing vessel that went hard aground on Kodiak Island was struck by other problems earlier this year, including a diesel spill and two ammonia leaks.

Tugs towing Shell drill vessel to Dutch Harbor

Tugs towing Shell drill vessel to Dutch HarborA Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling barge that ran aground New Year's Eve is on the move from near Kodiak Island in Alaska to Dutch Harbor.

Kulluk cleared to leave Kiliuda Bay

Kulluk cleared to leave Kiliuda BayThe Coast Guard lifted an order restricting movement of Shell’s Kulluk drill rig. It's now clear to head to Unalaska.

Why Attu Island is still fighting WWII

Why Attu Island is still fighting WWIIAttu Island is overdue for some spring cleaning. Seventy years after World War II, the island is still littered with shards of old Coke bottles, lead-based batteries, leaking fuel drums and unexploded artillery.

Grounded AK drill barge called safe to tow

Grounded AK drill barge called safe to towA multi-agency group formed to deal with the New Year's Eve grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge near Kodiak Island says the rig is safe to tow to its next port and the unified command is disbanding.

Carnival Apologizes For Triumph Conditions, Cancels 14 Upcoming Cruises

Carnival Apologizes For Triumph Conditions, Cancels 14 Upcoming CruisesWith the Carnival cruise ship Triumph and its 3,143 passengers now being towed to Mobile, Ala., more reports are emerging from passengers aboard the ship that lost engine power Sunday. They describe a tent city on the upper deck and continuing problems with the sewage system.

Lawmakers tackling a variety of issues this week in Juneau

Oil taxes remain the legislature’s top issue this week, with six hearings scheduled on Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill to bring them down. But there’s also plenty else going on in Juneau, from consideration of education and home energy bills to visits from state dignitaries.

Disabled cargo ship heading to Dutch Harbor

When it finally arrives in Unalaska next week, the Shin Onoe will be one of the biggest vessels to ever stay in port here. It’s 150 feet wide, with a 60 foot draft when it’s full of coal, soybeans, or iron.

Retired USCGC Storis added to National Register of Historic Places

Retired USCGC Storis added to National Register of Historic PlacesThe listing perhaps bolsters the Storis' chances of becoming a museum on Juneau’s downtown waterfront.

Crew assesses inside of Kulluk rig

Crew assesses inside of Kulluk rigA five-person assessment team spent about three hours aboard the grounded Shell drilling rig Kulluk yesterday afternoon.