When is an onshore turbine installation more like an offshore job? When the turbines are headed for an Island. Consider the wind energy project going up on Fire a 5.5-mi long dollop in the Cook Inlet near Anchorage. The site proved such a formidable challenge companies involved that they treated it almost military invasion. Logistics involve a staging area mainland, beach landing craft transported heavy equipment, a watchful eye was kept on the extreme and D-Day like scheduling helped deliver one turbine a day.