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DATE: January 7, 2013 8:00:00 AM AKST

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Update #33: Kulluk remains in tow


January 7, 2013, 9 a.m. Alaska Time

Anchorage, AK – Unified Command update for Monday, January 7, 2013:

  • As of 9 a.m. Alaska Time, the Kulluk remains in tow by the Aiviq traveling at approximately 3.5 knots (4 mph) in a northerly direction.
  • The location of the Kulluk is approximately 4 nautical miles away from the planned anchored location in Kiliuda Bay.
  • The Nanuq crew continues to utilize infrared equipment on board and reports that there are still no signs of a discharge.
  • A Coast Guard overflight is scheduled at first light to look for any signs of sheen, weather permitting.


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