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In Nome, Fuel Begins to Flow

The Russian tanker Renda has arrived at fuel-strapped Nome, Alaska, and the fuel is being transferred through 700-yard hoses.
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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: