Bye Bye / NorthwestCitizen, John Servais

Shell oil rig welded to deck of huge transport ship in Port Angeles harbor. Photo courtesy of the Port Angeles newspaper, the Peninsula Daily News. See link in article.

Fri, Dec 25, 2015, 10:31 am   John Servais

Merry Christmas and Seasons’ Greetings.  The Grinch has left the building.  We can all breath a bit easier.

The huge Shell Oil floating drill platform is – as I write this – going west out the Straits of Georgia, leaving us for good at a speed of 11 mph.  Bye bye.

The Port Angeles newspaper, the Peninsula Daily News, has been watching and reporting on the oil rig for the past week and you can read the full story there.  There are links to the specific articles below this post.  The photo above shows actually two vessels – the yellow legged Shell drilling rig Polar Pioneer that normally floats and is towed by tugs – and the Dockwise Vanguard, one of the largest vessels in the world that is carrying the drilling rig.  The Vanguard can carry a ship or rig that is heavier than a nuclear aircraft carrier.  Awesome. […]

Read John’s complete article on NorthwestCitizen here.

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One thought on “Bye Bye / NorthwestCitizen, John Servais

  1. Servais would like us all in another 1974 OPEC gas line, every other day. Odd and Even. Then we could discuss why the frog petters breeding with all the local drowning kayakers, seem to create lots of fuel burning form the local EMS services. When do we get vote for the Oil Pipeline expert Carl Weimar again, now they don’t like Carls oil trains, to stupid to see immediately in front of their noses. What’s Carl going to do next, deliver it to Cherry Point in the back of his car in 5 gallon buckets? The the old drunk politician, with his drunken sailor Halewood, every good old drunk’s just good enough. Like Kelli Linville, at Karaoke Night, or Kremen at the Taco Bell drive thru, then we get Jack the dash, and his daddy’s dirty old jail plan, and were all worried about the Arctic, and not one Californian’s even been there. The Northwest Citizen, still attempting to figure out that even the property of WWU, was under a 1/4 mile of ice. Like the has been’s and the great planning team, out out that old Northwest & Smith road County Mental Health Hospital. Northwest Citizen, where derelict drunk politicians is a motto. Just like their Sea Shells by the Sea Shore,
    Posted by SAMANTHA WOHLFEIL on October 31, 2013 Bellingham Herald
    BELLINGHAM — A 35-year-old Nebraska man was pulled from the chilly waters of Bellingham Bay and taken to St. Joseph hospital with hypothermia Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 30, after he overturned his kayak and clung to the boat for nearly a half-hour, according to police. The man, who told deputies he had been drinking…
    By Wilson Criscione – The Bellingham Herald
    A 52-year-old kayaker drowned in the Nooksack River near Glacier on Saturday, March 28, a little more than a month before he was supposed to get married. Holdeen Cushing-Murray of Bellingham became trapped underwater in a log jam while he was kayaking the Nooksack River’s north fork…he had been drinking…
    BY CALEB HUTTON
    The Bellingham Herald
    The search continued Monday, Aug. 31, for a man who went missing while kayaking on Lake Whatcom. Corey Michael DeFamio, 24, of Mount Vernon, went kayaking in the predawn hours Sunday after a night of partying with friends on North Shore Road, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. He had been drinking…

    We got NEW Candidates but we forgot; they had been drinking, as a voter requirement…

    Burning Oil to the rescue…

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