Refine Search

Photo: Fast ferry launch

Derecktor Shipyards launches the M/V Chenega on Sunday in Bridgeport, Conn. It is the second fast ferry for the Alaska Marine Highway System...
Three shipyards vie for fast ferry contract

...contract the first time around. Derecktor Shipyards of New York, Eastern Shipbuilding...fully funded so far. Although Derecktor Shipyards, Eastern Shipbuilding, and...December," Grasser said. Derecktor Shipyards dropped out last time because...
N.Y. shipyard front-runner to build state's fast ferries

Derecktor Shipyards of New York is the apparent low bidder for a state contract to build two fast ferries, including one slated to run between Juneau...
Photo: Fairweather glimpse

...Marine Highway high-speed ferry Fairweather motors through Long Island Sound Wednesday morning after leaving Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn., traveling 22 knots. It will go through the Panama Canal before arriving in Juneau on...
State briefs

...Alaska. Gov. Tony Knowles, state Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe Perkins and Paul Derecktor of Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, N.Y., attended the signing of the $67.9 million agreement this morning at the Capitol...
State sues over fast-ferry flaws

...MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH and MTU Detroit Diesel. Derecktor Shipyards Inc. of Bridgeport, Conn., built the fast vehicle...warranty and service obligations, the suit said. Derecktor Shipyards filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008...
State rejects would-be ferry builder

...sought by the state Department of Transportation, said Bob Doll, regional director of the agency. However, Derecktor Shipyards of New York and Austal USA, an Australian company with a shipyard in Alabama, have the expertise, said Doll...
High-speed ferry christened

...among the dignitaries and nearly 300 spectators at Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn., where the vessel was of two high-speed ferries being built by Derecktor Shipyards for the state of Alaska in a deal worth about...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of two finalists selected by the state, based upon ship design proposals and other qualifications. The other, Derecktor Shipyards of New York state, inexplicably did not submit a final bid, said Dennis Poshard, special assistant to Commissioner...
British Columbia likely to sell fast ferries for far less than their cost ferries Alaska needs, Capacci said. Alaska is having two fast ferries built for a combined $67 million by Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn. Plans call for five fast ferries in Southeast and one in Prince William Sound. Former provincial...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback