Photo: Training for oil spills

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The state ferry Kennicott made an impromptu visit to Gastineau Channel on Tuesday for training exercises to deal with potential oil spills. The vessel, designed to respond to state emergencies, was awaiting moorage in Auke Bay. Tuesday's training run gave the vessel's pilots and masters experience in transiting Gastineau Channel, state officials said.

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