PETROLEUM DIRECTORY: Traversing the Northwest Passage
Northern Transportationís ship MV Alex Gordon travels from Halifax to the Canadian Beaufort Sea to assist with refit of Kulluk drill ship for Shell
Fortunately marine technologies (not to mention health and safety standards) have improved out of all recognition since Sir John Franklin led an 1847 British expedition to seek the Northwest Passage. Franklinís two ships were crushed and sunk by pack ice; Franklin and the more than 100 sailors in th....
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Mobilizing the Kulluk
Experienced pilot and captain
Less severe than normal
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