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City, cruise lines grapple with fees

...after the Sept. 11 attacks, states fees collected from ships must be used for service to those ships. Cruise industry representatives say they prefer to see a direct benefit in exchange for the fee passengers pay. Assembly members argue...
Haines: Duo hopes to open 40-acre wildlife park

...vintage 1957 glass-roofed bus and offer 30- and 60-minute tours. Button said he pitched the idea to cruise industry representatives during the recent Alaska Tourism Industry Association conference in Juneau. "The cruise lines know about...
Juneau Empire Story Archive a group including a cruise industry representative and state and a group including a cruise industry representative and state and a group including a cruise industry representative and state and federal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive accomplished this summer in assessing the environmental impact of cruise ships. A joint committee of cruise industry representatives, regulators and interested citizens, called the Alaska Cruise Ship Initiative, has been formed to identify...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...personal agendas, partisanship and stubbornness on public display since January, Alaska residents and cruise industry representatives equally may be surprised that any agreement was reached, much less one that contains the first regulation...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...makes sense to do everything we can to avoid another divisive fight this summer. The mayor and I have told cruise industry representatives that the 592,000 extra bodies who spend money in Juneau also put a significant strain on community goodwill...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...samples taken, and called for strict reporting requirements and a much more aggressive regulatory stance. Cruise industry representatives said their critics are overlooking the dilution that occurs when a ship is in motion, which they said renders...
Assembly adopts port fees extension

Local cruise industry representatives spoke out Monday against a resolution extending the Port Development Fee without a specific plan detailing the use of the tax...
Ocean Rangers begin sophomore season

...DEC, Ocean Rangers reported adequate access on 67 percent of the ships. After a meeting between DEC and cruise industry representatives, access improved. Rangers later surveyed reported sufficient access on 93 percent of the ships. "I don't...
Alaska editorial: An odd firing

...the ships can best meet strict pollution discharge limits by 2015. The panel will have 11 members, with a cruise industry representative and experts in naval architecture, marine engineering and wastewater treatment. In a letter of Dec. 23...


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