In Nome, Fuel Begins to Flow
A follow-up to our previous stories about the Russian tanker Renda's arduous journey to fuel-strapped Nome, Alaska: The tanker has arrived, the 700-foot hoses have been attached, and the fuel is flowing. So far, so good. If all goes well, the transfer be completed in a few days, and Nome will have the fuel it needs for the winter. The icebreaker Healy will then have to free the icebound Renda.
For more details, see the AP news report below: