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Unified Command met its objectives for the Kulluk response and stood down Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

For inquiries regarding the Kulluk, please contact the Shell U.S. media line: 713-241-4544. Inquiries to the Coast Guard should be directed to Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley at 907-271-2660. Inquiries to the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation should be directed to State On-scene Coordinator Steve Russell at 907-262-3401.


The drilling unit Kulluk approached its safe harbor location in Kiliuda Bay at approximately 10 a.m., Alaska Time. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorted the tow to Kiliuda Bay along with two oil spill response vessels and other support vessels. Video taken by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. Visit