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Coast Guard, tanker Renda prepared for fuel transfer

NOME, Alaska - Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski speak with the media during a press brief Jan. 15, 2012. Subject-matter experts, as well as federal, state, local and tribal representatives, were available to inform the media of the ongoing fuel delivery to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda and Coast Guard Cutter Healy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

NOME, Alaska — Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski speak with the media during a press brief Jan. 15, 2012.

Subject-matter experts, as well as federal, state, local and tribal representatives, were available to inform the media of the ongoing fuel delivery to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda and Coast Guard Cutter Healy.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

 

NOME, Alaska - Mayor Denise Michels, of Nome, Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell brief the media during a press meeting here Jan. 15, 2012. Local, state and federal representatives, as well as subject matter experts, conducted interviews with the media regarding the delivery of over 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda under the escort of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

NOME, Alaska — Mayor Denise Michels, of Nome, Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell brief the media during a press meeting here Jan. 15, 2012.

Local, state and federal representatives, as well as subject matter experts, conducted interviews with the media regarding the delivery of over 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda under the escort of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

 

NOME, Alaska - A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter flies over the tanker vessel Renda while transporting personnel to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy Jan. 15, 2012. Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, along with other local, state and federal representatives, visited the Healy upon its arrival to the port of Nome with the Renda. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

NOME, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter flies over the tanker vessel Renda while transporting personnel to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy Jan. 15, 2012.

Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District 17 commander, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, along with other local, state and federal representatives, visited the Healy upon its arrival to the port of Nome with the Renda.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

 

NOME, Alaska - The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands their aircraft on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy just off the coast of Nome Jan. 15, 2012. The Dolphin was transporting local, state and federal representatives to the Healy during a media day focused on the delivery of more than 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

NOME, Alaska — The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands their aircraft on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy just off the coast of Nome Jan. 15, 2012.

The Dolphin was transporting local, state and federal representatives to the Healy during a media day focused on the delivery of more than 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome by the tanker vessel Renda.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

 

NOME, Alaska - The Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the tanker vessel Renda sit just off the coast of Nome Jan. 15, 2012 after crossing the frozen Bering Sea. The Renda is preparing to transfer more than 1.3 million gallons of fuel that it carried while being escorted by the Healy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

NOME, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the tanker vessel Renda sit just off the coast of Nome Jan. 15, 2012 after crossing the frozen Bering Sea.

The Renda is preparing to transfer more than 1.3 million gallons of fuel that it carried while being escorted by the Healy.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

 

The Coast Guard is continuing to monitor fuel transfer preparations.

Click here for Coast Guard photos and video.

Click here for hourly images from the Coast Guard Cutter Healy.

Click here for images from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conversation.

 

For more information contact Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow at 907-209-9960.

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