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Kennicott hits rock outside Wrangell

...Guard and American Bureau of Shipping began investigating Tuesday afternoon, said Alaska Marine Highway System Capt. Jack Meyers. The ferry was headed to Petersburg with 163 passengers and 56 vehicles. After hitting the rock in Wrangell Narrows...
Skipper's error caused ferry to run aground

...administrative leave pending completion of the Alaska Marine Highway System's own investigation, said ferry system Capt. Jack Meyers. Meyers would not comment on the ferry system's investigation. The Kennicott was headed to Petersburg on Tuesday...
Possible SARS victim recovering at Bartlett

...members have been told what symptoms to watch for and what to do if they see a possible case, said operating manager Jack Meyers. "We have no preventive measures because other than keeping the ship clean, there are none," he said. Alaska Airlines...
Another breakdown sidelines state ferry

...Thursday. No one was hurt and Alaska Marine Highway System engineers are investigating what went wrong, system Capt. Jack Meyers said. The Taku was scheduled to leave Juneau early Thursday for Haines and Skagway, then depart Skagway at 4:15...
State Briefs

...successfully completed sea trials Saturday and will resume its schedule Monday, according to ferry operations manager Capt. Jack Meyers. The ship had been sidelined with a mechanical problem. The Taku was in Chatham Strait en route to Sitka last Monday...
Alaska Briefs

...route from Haines to Skagway and they had to shut the starboard main engine down due to an overheating cylinder," said Jack Meyers, the operations manager for the system. The troubles, later attributed to an exhaust valve failure, began late Monday...
State testing some Juneau residents for Norwalk virus

...disinfected and sanitized, the site said. The Taku and Matanuska run on that route. Marine Highway System Capt. Jack Meyers said ferry officials were notified of the illnesses Dec. 13. "There's no verification that there was Norwalk on...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ferry hub in Angoon. People in Angoon were disappointed when Department of Transportation Special Projects Manager Jack Meyers told them last week it has become less than likely a hub will be built in Angoon. Strong tidal currents on the route...
Local reactions to war mixed

...not experiencing any back-ups yet, but DeLaBruere said people should still arrive at least two hours early. Capt. Jack Meyers, head of security with the Alaska Marine Highway System, reminded riders staff would be checking every passenger's...
Sitka strait throws a kink into transportation plan

...wait at each end of the narrows for slack tide. ``Sitka has always been a tough place to schedule ferries,'' said Jack Meyers, Department of Transportation special projects manager. ``They call it scheduling by the moon.'' If tides weren't...


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