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State ferry takes aircraft to mainland

...out how to secure Jackson's plane to the Tustumena's car deck.Bell said this isn't the first plane he's seen as they can."The plane still has to fit within a car deck lane, which means the wings must be removed. There's...
DOT details open-deck ferry

...much scrutiny for the use of an open car deck. Alaska Department of Transportation...point is to get ventilation to the car deck." He said the open deck would have...line with the roll-on-roll-off car deck inside.Yost said the tall bulwarks...
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JSD supports AMHS high-speed internet

While Alaska's newest ferries may not come with a full roof for their car decks, their Wi-Fi-sporting passengers may find the vessels have excellent online coverage.The Juneau School District Board of...
DOT releases shuttle ferry design concept

...and could hold up to 53 cars on its car deck. They would be at least 256.75...associated with ventilating and heating the car deck. The Department will require the...walls high enough to safely shield the Car Deck from sea water including spray...
Ferry plans shown to joint committee

...look into having a partially open aft car deck."We will look at both a partially...way to easily get water out of the car deck in case any came in through the removable...and ventilation."One part of the car deck would be exposed, but it would be...
Liquor, appeals and passenger ferries discussed at Assembly

...pushing for safe operations of new ferries, Sanford said, and an economically-run ferry system.However, "the open car deck thing is an issue," Sanford said. "We haven't taken any stance other than that." Assembly Member Mary Becker asked...
Design for new SE ferries released

...will be 280 feet long and will carry up to 53 vehicles and 300 passengers. The new design also includes a fully enclosed car deck, a family lounge and children's play area, a theater or movie area, a solarium and some food service, likely provided...
Some stranded ferry travelers begin heading north today

...Columbia's canceled run. And he said enough people drove to Prince Rupert to make space on the Matanuska's smaller car deck for the remaining vehicles. The ferry system's traffic manager was sent to Bellingham to help travelers find solutions...
Ferry opens with smooth sailing

...Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn., is 235 feet long, can hold 250 passengers and carries a crew of 10. The car deck has room for 35 large cars, with 700 feet of 10-foot-wide lanes. There is a snack bar, several work stations with...
Another breakdown sidelines state ferry

...hours to fix once the parts arrive and the technical representative arrives to assist in the repair," Meyers said. The car deck of the Taku was "basically full" Thursday, said Barbara Fairbanks, traffic manager of the marine highway system...


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