Unified Command Joint Information Center at (907) 433-3417
January 7, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Unified Command confirmed that the Kulluk has arrived in its final safe harbor location in Kiliuda Bay where it will undergo assessment. At approximately 12:15 p.m. Alaska Time the Kulluk’s anchor was lowered to the bottom of the Bay.
Unified Command also confirmed:
- Support vessels Alert, Lauren Foss and Corbin Foss remain connected to the Kulluk.
- The Aiviq has disconnected from the Kulluk but is standing by.
- A Coast Guard overflight today did not observe any sheen in the vicinity.
- The Warrior, Ocean Wave, Perseverance, Nanuq and Alex Haley are standing by.
Towing of Kulluk safe harbor to Kiliuda Bay, AK
The anchor-handling vessel, the Aiviq, tows the Kulluk to a safe harbor location in Kiliuda Bay, Alaska on Jan. 7, 2013. Photo by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.
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