AUGUST 17, 2015 — The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has now given Shell the go ahead to conduct exploratory drilling activities into potential oil-bearing zones offshore Alaska at one
AUGUST 17, 2015—Protesters who temporarily blocked the entry of the MSV Fennica from reaching Vigor Industrial’s Portland, OR, shipyard for repairs could face civil penalties up to $25,000 each, says the U.S.
JULY 29, 2015 — The icebreaker MV Fennica, which suffered damage to its hull on July 3, may have been damaged by a previously uncharted shoal. At the time, the ship was
JULY 23, 2015 — Congressional opposition to Arctic drilling remains strong. Nonetheless the Obama administration continues to allow Shell’s Chukchi Sea drilling program to proceed — under a number of limitations. Among
JULY 13, 2015 — MSV Fennica, the Finnish multipurpose icebreaker on charter to Shell, is to go to Vigor Industrial’s Portland, OR, shipyard for repairs to the one inch wide by three
JULY 7, 2015 —A Finnish multipurpose icebreaker on charter to Shell had to return to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, early Friday morning after its hull was found to have a fracture. The vessel