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Russian Tankers iced in on the Bearing Sea near Nome AK.

Pictures don't allow linking and are at the link. A Russian flagged freighter needs an escort through 5ft of ice.


Ships taking fuel to Nome making 5 mph in thick ice: Northwest Alaska | Alaska news at adn.com

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And that is after a false start!. They had to return to port to repair their engine.

Russian Tanker Renda Returns To Dutch Harbor For Repairs | alaskapublic.org

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Update

I have to admit -- I got interested in this story. This afternoon I found this update posted yesterday:

Heavy Bering Sea ice slows delivery of fuel to Nome: Weather | Alaska news at adn.com

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