Currently, here are the positions of some of the main elements of Shell's ships and rigs that are attempting to drill at least one exploratory well in the Arctic, as the end of the season looms closer:
Anchor setting tug, Tor Viking II: 66.42113° / -167.9843° (Map) - course 190 degrees, 8.5 knots
Offshore supply vessel, Nanuq: Moored off Pt. Franklin: 71.08024˚ / -160.8226˚ (Map)
Emergency storage tanker and diesel supply vessel, Affinity: Moored near Nanuq, off Pt. Franklin: 71.08024˚ / -160.8226˚ (Map)
Icebreaker Fennica: 71.22069° / -161.6863° (Map) - westerly course, current speed 8.1 knots
Drilling Rig Noble Discoverer: 53.91687° / -166.622° (Map) - moored in Broad Bay, Dutch Harbor
Drilling Rig Kulluk: Position data blocked. Believed to be moored near Noble Discoverer
Anchor-laying tug, Alviq: No transponder connected to marinetraffic.com.
Oil response barge, Arctic Challenger: docked in Bellingham Bay, undergoing system installation, modification, testing and certification.