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Ice Breaker Fennica incident demonstrates Shell has not learned lessons of 2012


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Ice Breaker Fennica incident demonstrates Shell has not learned lessons of 2012

JUNEAU, AK - Automatic Identification System (AIS) data shows the MSV Fennica with a draft of 27 feet repeatedly crossed a rocky shoal previously marked as having a depth of less than 32 feet shortly before the ship was found to be damaged and a 3 foot gouge discovered. This was especially risky behavior given the deep draft of the Fennica, knowledge that the shorelines of Alaska are not well charted, ocean swells that can decrease clearance, and a nearby alternative deep water route to the west of Hog Island.

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