- The Aiviq (blue hull) escorts the tugs Corbin Foss, Ocean Wave and Lauren Foss as they tow the Shell conical drilling unit Kulluk from Kiliuda Bay near Kodiak Island, Alaska, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. The Kulluk is being towed to Dutch Harbor where it will be loaded aboard a heavy lift vessel for transport to Asia.
Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Fra — U.S. Coast Guard
A Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling barge that ran aground New Year’s Eve is on the move from near Kodiak Island to Dutch Harbor.
Shell spokesman Curtis Smith says in an email to The Associated Press that the Kulluk left Kiliuda Bay on Tuesday afternoon. Three tugs are towing the barge in a journey expected to take about 10 days.