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Empress of the North owner fined for grounding

...state pollution statute for grounding the Empress of the North near Glacier Bay in May tells the story. On May 13, the Empress of the North was heading from Lynn Canal...maritime academy, and had just boarded the Empress. He didn't know the route, how the...
Empress of the North must sail south for repairs

The cruise ship Empress of the North must head south for repairs...the dry dock in order to stabilize the Empress, but we have to finish the other casualty...the shipyard will do a portion of the Empress of the North's permanent repairs and...
My Turn: The rest of the Empress story

...about the rescue of passengers and crew from the cruise ship Empress of the North. Sound off on the important issues at Credit...first asked to give up their rooms to provide a place for the Empress of the North's passengers, and then a plea went out for...
Empress of the North photo collection

Passengers of the Cruise Ship Empress of the North being offloaded onto the...rafts in Icy Strait from the cruise ship Empress of the North. The Coast Guard successfully...Mississippi-style paddelwheeler excursion boat Empress of the North heads to Auke Bay, north...
Budget change slashes Marine Exchange funds

The cruise ship Empress of the North struck a rock west of Juneau in 2007, sending public and private vessels racing to help. But few ships could carry...
NTSB: Bad decision led to ship grounding

ANCHORAGE - The grounding of the cruise ship Empress of the North in Southeast Alaska last year was traced to a decision by ship officers to put an inexperienced junior mate on the...
Photo: Another kind of fall color

...morning near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The visitor center was mostly empty as only one small cruise ship, the Empress of the North, docked in Juneau. The last cruise ship of the season, the Infinity, is scheduled to arrive in Juneau on Saturday...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...spilled, Golob said.The largest tanker spill in history was in the July 19, 1979, collision off Tobago of the supertankers Atlantic Empress and Aegean Captain, in which 300,000 tons - more than 80 million gallons - of oil was lost.
Cruise ship runs aground

The 360-foot Empress of the North started listing when ran aground near Hanus Reef. The Empress punctured its outer hull at the well-marked...hull or the cabins, Kubley said. The Empress ran northwest, where it pulled up near...
Towns feel loss of sternwheeler's visits

...Sound off on the important issues at The Empress of the North, the only cruise ship of...spend in Alaska. The grounding of the Empress of the North caused barely a ripple in...according to state statistics. "They (the Empress of the North) are our bread and butter...


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