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Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...long-term agreement with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, which owns the shipyard.Capt. John Falvey, AMHS general manager, said during the tour that federal capital improvement projects such as the Kennicott upgrades...
Ferry system plans new fare structure, reservation system

...said.The ferry system is also planning to launch a new online reservation system this summer, said General Manager John Falvey. The plan is to start using the system in July and have it fully operational by October.The new rates will likely...
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Start planning summer travel with AMHS

...Our goal each year is to release the summer schedule as early as possible," said AMHS General Manager Captain John Falvey. "By doing so, Alaskans will have more time to plan their travel and visitors traveling to Alaska during the busy...
Tustumena returns to service and reliable service to the communities of Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian Chain," said AMHS General Manager John Falvey.The Tustumena entered a capital improvement project on Nov. 1, 2012 and was originally scheduled to return to service...
Seattle engineers will guide new Tustumena project Anchorage."They're a very big, capable (firm) and they're going to start the process for us," Capt. John Falvey of the ferry system told the board.Glosten designed the M/V Kennicott, the state's newest oceangoing ferry...
Replacing Tustumena a priority for marine board

...replacing the vessel, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.The marine highway system's general manager, Capt. John Falvey, said it will likely cost several hundred million dollars to replace the Tustumena. The state's Vessel Replacement...
Ferries add security measures

...Marine Highway System today should feel more secure, even if they don't see many differences in security, Capt. John Falvey Jr., the system's general manager said. With a new, federally approved security plan in place, there will be...
Fairweather stalled for repairs

...system has prompted ferry system operators to cancel today's trip to Sitka. Alaska Marine Highway System manager John Falvey said a turbo charger for one of the four engines to the ship malfunctioned within the last few days. The turbo charger...
Few ferry workers move to Ketchikan

...state government rather than move to new ferry headquarters in Ketchikan. Alaska Marine Highway System General Manager John Falvey said it is the first leg of some 40 ferry system jobs that will be transferred to the administrative building at Ward...
Ferry Columbia gets good prognosis

...fleet to service by May. Sound off on the important issues at "That boat is going to be good to go," said Capt. John Falvey, director of the state ferry system. Falvey said the repairs were expected to cost $600,000. But that will save...


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