Shell’s Arctic Drilling Plans Go from Bad to Worse » Kulluk Crew Rescued

Shell’s drill rig, the Kulluk, runs aground after being towed from the Arctic back to Dutch Harbour in Alaska, USA. Source: Greenpeace

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Air Station Kodiak conducts the 13th hoist of 18 crewmen from the mobile drilling unit Kulluk 80 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. The tug Aiviq suffered problems towing the Kulluk prompting the Coast Guard to deploy cutters and aircraft to while Royal Dutch Shell dispatched additional tugs.



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