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Ketchikan to get a new dry-dock

...KETCHIKAN - A new 2,500-ton floating dry-dock will be built by a Chinese firm for...9.2 million deal Thursday. The dry-dock is expected to be delivered by the...General Manager Yang Honghao said the dry-dock project has a special meaning to...
State's $100,000 grant brings old ferry 'halfway to dry dock'

...City Council accepted last year, "we're halfway to dry dock," Kalakala Foundation President Peter Bevis said. The...on private matching funds, are to get Kalakala into a dry dock -- expected to cost more than $700,000 -- for its...
Breakwater next step for Seward's development

...the breakwater was built as well.Seward recently made its final payment on the 25-year obligation, he said.The dry dock and the prospective business center are at the end of Nash Road across Resurrection Bay from the city proper."A little...
Design for new ferry class expected by March

...Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost said the state has preliminary estimates from Alaska Ship and Dry dock in Ketchikan and Elliott Bay Design Group of Seattle.Yost says if the shipyard and architect are close on the final...
Committee approves audit on ferry repairs

...procuring the required expertise and for Transportation Department management of the refurbishment.The Tustumena went into dry-dock in November 2012. It did not return to service until October, following delays, which Austerman said disrupted service...
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Police & Fire for Sunday, May 4, 2014

...Theft? At 8:04 a.m. Friday, a 58-year-old man reported the theft of a $2,000 downrigger from his boat in dry dock sometime in the past few weeks in the 2200 block of Brandy Lane.? At 8:14 a.m. Friday, a 50-year-old woman...
Mat-Su Assembly votes to store ferry the Susitna, an $80 million Navy prototype, in dry dock.Cruz Construction Inc. has proposed a cradle designed...Assemblyman Steve Colligan also voted for pursing the dry dock."This comes down to a gut-level confidence for me...
Sports Quote

...Hank Aaron was the third of eight children born to Estella and Herbert Aaron, who made a living as a tavern owner and a dry dock boilermaker's assistant.Aaron and his family moved to the middle-class Toulminville neighborhood when he was 8 years...
State planning replacement of Tustumena ferry

...shortened design, however, proved unstable in Gulf of Alaska storms and too small for demand. It was lengthened but entered dry dock less than a decade later when it was found the added size made it too weak to withstand storms.Since then, the vessel...
Drill vessels to be sent from Alaska to Asia

...there is a need to replace that system, including the engine, it would need to be done in a shipyard with a suitable dry dock facility - therefore the change to Korea."He did not immediately know which Korean shipyard was selected.Smith estimated...


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