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Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...half of September last fall, a Danish owned ice class bulk carrier, the Nordic Orion, became the first large commercial...Finland. For the Danish owner of the vessel, Nordic Bulk Carriers, the voyage proved to be another feather in its cap...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

...increasing ship traffic, the risk is now greater than ever. Every day, some 10-20 large ships ? container ships, bulk carriers, and tankers - travel the "great circle route" along the Aleutians. And as Arctic sea ice melts, traffic is increasing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-05/arctic-shipping-disaster-waiting-happen
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Selaras on Friday morning and took over the tow job from the cutter Alex Haley. The Alex Haley took the 593-foot bulk carrier loaded with grain in tow Wednesday afternoon. The Malaysian-flagged ship was en route from Vancouver, British Columbia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012101/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Alaska Digest

...responders from Nikiski. A private helicopter also was on its way to the crash site, as well as the Seabulk Nevada, a bulk carrier, Francis said. The Coast Guard also issued an urgent broadcast alerting other vessels in the area to keep a lookout...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011007/sta_20070110021.shtml
News
Coast Guard copter from Kodiak flies to Shemya

...medevac a crewman who fell ill on a bulk carrier. The Coast Guard says the distance...pains was lifted Saturday from the bulk carrier about 85 miles southwest of Shemya...commercial medevac in Shemya. The bulk carrier, the Asia Graca, is on its way...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051810/reg_640858977.shtml
Regional News
Briefly

...Selaras on Friday morning and took over the tow job from the cutter Alex Haley. The Alex Haley took the 593-foot bulk carrier loaded with grain in tow Wednesday afternoon. The Malaysian-flagged ship was en route from Vancouver, British Columbia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012101/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
Man missing southwest of Kodiak

...fallen overboard from the 626-foot Yasa Fortune, a bulk carrier flagged in the Marshall Islands. The man's name was...m. The agency says the crew of the Smarty, another bulk carrier, assisted in the search. The search was suspended...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/reg_651026738.shtml
Alaska railroad extension could solve political, economic issues

...The Aegis report expresses the concern that the next major terrorist attack could come by ship, by LNG tanker, by bulk carrier, container ship or so-called tramp freighter. It's not hard to see why this conclusion is drawn: the true owners...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022404/opi_akrailroad.shtml
Opinion
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