Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Drilling rig aground off Alaskan island

A Royal Dutch Shell drilling unit was aground on an uninhabited Alaskan island early Tuesday after lines to a tugboat that was towing the rig during a fierce winter storm were cut to ensure the safety of the tugboat's nine-man crew, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/01/us/alaska-drilling-rig/index.htm


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