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Power problem hits vessel towing Shell drill ship

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The failure of a towing vessel's engine left a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill ship stalled Friday in rough Gulf of Alaska water 50 miles south of Kodiak Island. A relief tug plowed through 20-foot waves and winds of 40 mph Friday afternoon to reach the Kulluk, one of two drill ships Shell operated this year in the short Arctic Ocean open water season, and the vessel that...

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