Adrian has been coping with the effects of a new cyclone and considering the options. His current holding position is the red dot. The green dots trace his course back to the original exposed holding position a Ostrov Peschanyy and the Port of Tiksi is off the satellite image to the right. The satellite image shows that the inshore route past Vil’kitskogo is almost open. It would not take much weather improvement to create a narrow window of opportunity.