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Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...Sector" by the numbers, Schijvens had more good news with the building of two ferries at Vigor Industrial's Ketchikan shipyard."It's the first time AMHS ferries are being built in Alaska by Alaskans," she said.Vigor is hiring 90 additional...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
Shipyard starts work on two new ferries

...Class Ferries.The state Department of Transportation conducted a Laying of the Keels ceremony at Vigor Alaska's Ketchikan Shipyard to mark the official start of construction."This is a historical moment for Alaska," said Jeremy Woodrow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/shipyard-starts-work-two-new-ferries
State
AIDEA approves commercial loan for Wasilla theme park

...600,000.AIDEA has invested in the FedEx maintenance facility in Anchorage, the Skagway Ore Terminal, the Ketchikan Shipyard, and the Delong Mountain Transportation System, a 52-mile haul road over which ore from the Red Dog Mine, the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/aidea-approves-commercial-loan-wasilla-
State
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...isn't conducive to fostering public trust.It was politicians who decided to build the two new ferries at the Ketchikan Shipyard. They went that route for the sake of Ketchikan's economy, but that decision will take more dollars directly out...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-24/my-turn-spending-half-billion-dollars
Opinion
State closer on Alaska Class Ferry deal

...original budget accounted for only a single, but larger, ferry than the two day boats now on the table.On Monday, Ketchikan Shipyard Development Director Doug Ward said the shipyard could start construction as early as September if the rest of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/state-closer-alaska-class-ferry-deal
Local
Juneau Chamber talks commerce

...what's going on there."She went on to discuss expansion plans that have recently been realized - such as the Ketchikan shipyard - along with projects state officials are hoping to advance in the short term, like the Skagway Ore Terminal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/juneau-chamber-talks-commerce
Local
Alaska Editorial: Alaska Class Ferry project welcoming news

...spirits of Ketchikan and its business community.Ketchikan Shipyard Development Director Doug Ward told the Borough...manager/general contractor process that allows the Ketchikan shipyard to negotiate an agreement with the state for construction...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-14/alaska-editorial-alaska-class-ferry-p
Opinion
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...already completed though. The state has asked Vigor Industrial to provide a price proposal for building one at their Ketchikan Shipyard. And unless they've been drastically changed from the design that was made public in January, these boats don't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/my-turn-katzehin-ferries-design-polit
Opinion
As ship yard goes, so goes Ketchikan

...private companies choose the Ketchikan Shipyard for large-scale shipbuilding...Vigor Alaska, which owns the Ketchikan Shipyard, said the company is coming...project does take place at the Ketchikan Shipyard, it would add to the growth...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/ship-yard-goes-so-goes-ketchikan
State
Alaska Editorial: The start of a shipbuilding partnership in Alaska

...Ketchikan Daily News: Gov. Sean Parnell told the community over the weekend he plans to build two ferries in the Ketchikan Shipyard and signed a notice of intent to award a contract.Parnell attended a Vigor Alaska open house at the shipyard...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-24/alaska-editorial-start-shipbuilding-p
Opinion

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