Wayward drilling rig refloated and towed offshore


A Royal Dutch Shell oil drilling barge that ran aground last week off southern Alaska was being towed Monday with no sign that it's leaking fuel.

Salvage crews refloated the 266-foot-diameter Kulluk on Sunday night and began towing it a few hours later, according to the incident response team.

The rig ran aground off uninhabited Sitkalidak Island, about 200 miles south of Anchorage, after tug crews towing it had to cut it loose on December 31 during a storm that whipped up 24-foot waves.

Click here for the full report by CNN and click here for a video taken during a Coast Guard flyover shortly after the rig ran aground.