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(Alaska Dispatch News)   $290 million Shell oil drilling platform that was being towed to harbor broke loose, was resecured, then broke loose again, was rescured again, has broken loose again and will crash into shore   ( divider line
    More: Fail, Gulf of Alaska, harbors, shores, Kodiak Island, winter storm  
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9599 clicks; posted to Main » on 01 Jan 2013 at 8:08 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-01-01 08:12:22 AM  
11 votes:
But the fourth one stayed up. An' that's what your gonna get, lad -- the strongest drilling platform in these islands.
2013-01-01 08:13:30 AM  
3 votes:
We apologise for the fault in the platform. Those responsible have been sacked.
2013-01-01 11:23:15 AM  
2 votes:
Ah yes, the old shell game.
2013-01-01 09:07:41 AM  
1 vote:
2013-01-01 08:52:33 AM  
1 vote:
Stand your ground, Alaska!
2013-01-01 08:47:59 AM  
1 vote:
This wouldn't have happened if the coastline were armed.
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