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New ferries on schedule, on budget

...System in Lynn Canal are under construction on schedule and on budget.That was the report of AMHS General Manager John Falvey to the system's advisory board, which met in Anchorage on Monday."The work looks really good as far as we're...
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

...proposition and put the ferry system back into service for which it was intended: To serve the citizens of Southeast Alaska. John Falvey, general manager for the ferry system, and Michael Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation...
AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

...months."Right now, we're looking at the Taku first, and that's why we put it out of service," said Capt. John Falvey, general manager of the ferry system, in a telephone interview on Friday.The state hasn't hit that point yet...
State | Local
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...
State | AK legislature
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...
Fairweather launch set back 1 week

...System. The Fairweather is scheduled to make its first run to Haines on Monday, June 7, said ferry system manager John Falvey. The ferry originally was scheduled to begin running on May 3, but was later pushed back to the end of May because...


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