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US Oil Rig Grounded Off Alaska

Posted January 1st, 2013 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A huge Shell Oil drilling rig has run aground in a storm off the rugged coast of the remote U.S. state of Alaska. The U.S. Coast Guard said the Kulluk broke free from the ship handling it in rough seas in the Gulf of Alaska on New Year’s Eve and then was cut loose from […]

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US Oil Rig Grounded Off Alaska

Posted January 1st, 2013 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A huge Shell Oil drilling rig has run aground in a storm off the rugged coast of the remote U.S. state of Alaska. The U.S. Coast Guard said the Kulluk rig broke free from one ship handling it in rough seas in the Gulf of Alaska on New Year’s Eve and then was cut loose […]

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Ship Grounded Off New Zealand in Danger of Breaking Apart

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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Maritime authorities in New Zealand say the container ship that has been grounded on a reef for nearly a month could soon break apart. Salvage crews say a large crack in the hull of the Liberian-flagged container ship Rena worsened after another night of bad weather. The Rena has leaked more than 300 tons of […]