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AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

...hotel ship," Falvey said, meaning it will board the crew of other ferries going through maintenance at the Ketchikan Shipyard.The Taku's certificate of inspection was set to expire in July, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The...
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Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...settlement could hopefully be reached.The $78 million prototype vessel was built for the U.S. Navy at the Ketchikan Shipyard and was donated to the borough after the Navy was finished with it.Philippine Red Cross CEO Richard Gordon said...
Ketchikan shipyard to raise totem

Vigor Alaska's Ketchikan shipyard during the city's 40th annual Blueberry Arts Festival will...will be Saturday, Aug. 1 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ketchikan Shipyard. Afterwards, the company is hosting a 6 p.m. celebration...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...Island had an expected service life of 20 to 25 years. It most recently had an overhaul in October 2012 at the Ketchikan shipyard. Its 18-member crew conducts general missions of homeland security, search and rescue, law enforcement and...
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...Ketchikan businessman and former operator of the Ketchikan Shipyard who serves as a member of Ucore's advisory board...McKenzie. AIDEA, which invested in projects such as Ketchikan Shipyard to elevate Alaska's economy, has a $145 million...
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...project - directing AMHS to revert to the original ACF concept - resulting in two vessels under construction in the Ketchikan Shipyard at an average cost of $55 million each.Inexplicably, AMHS is once again revisiting the idea of adding crew quarters...
USCG shuts down ferry Aurora after leak

...operating with passengers until the source of the leak is located and repaired.The Aurora left Valdez for the Ketchikan shipyard without passengers or cargo on Saturday, and according to the marine highway's vessel tracking service was passing...
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...earlier this month from the Ketchikan Shipyard with more than $13 million...Kennicott during its stays at the Ketchikan Shipyard."It's a big, cooperative...private company that operates the Ketchikan Shipyard under a long-term agreement...
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...
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...


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