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Update: Waiting for the Dawn – Tanker Renda and USCG Icebreaker Healy Six Miles From Nome

The Russian tanker Renda, carrying 1.3 million gallons of emergency fuel, escorted by the USCG icebreaker Healy are within 6 NM of Nome, Alaska  on Friday morning.  They are waiting for sunrise before advancing closer. Daylight will make moving though the ice safer and will help to … Continue reading

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Update: Tracking the USCG Icebreaker Healy

The internet  is a wonderful thing. I am sitting in my office, which is around 70 degrees F (21 degrees C), drinking a hot cup of coffee, while tracking the painfully slow progress of the USCG Icebreaker Healy as it … Continue reading

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