Tugs take ExxonMobil oil tanker in tow
Ship loses power as it departs Prince William Sound with Alaska crude; Sen. Murkowski says incident proves need for dual escorts
For Petroleum News
Two escort tugs took an oil-laden tanker under tow in Alaska’s Prince William Sound on Jan. 17 after the ship experienced a power loss following what the operator said was an electrical problem.
Authorities soon allowed the ship to continue its voyage to San Francisco, clearing it to depart the Soun....
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