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Cutter Roanoke Island leaves Homer on last voyage

...and husbands. The Roanoke Island's crew will sail both the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean and pass through the Panama Canal in a once-in-a lifetime, two-month journey.In a speech at the ceremonies, Cmdr. Shawn Decker of USCG Sector...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-22/cutter-roanoke-island-leaves-homer-last
State
More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

...vomiting, diarrhea, fever and body aches. According to the CDC, most people recover within three days. The Infinity was on a 15-night cruise. The Celebrity website says the ship regularly travels through the Panama Canal and to Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
State
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...dollars of minerals are up there," he said. "The best way I've heard it explained is: imagine if you have the Panama Canal and Saudi Arabia's worth of energy show up at the same place in your area of responsibility, how would you embrace...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/new-coast-guard-head-mission-still-same
Local
Sikuliaq readies for Arctic research

...oceanographic research vessel will make its way from the Great Lakes to the Pacific via the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Panama Canal, stopping for testing and research along the way. By February 2015, it is expected to arrive in its homeport of Seward...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-23/sikuliaq-readies-arctic-research
State
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...iron ore from a port in Norway to China. By traversing the Northwest Passage rather than steam along the traditional Panama Canal route, the Nordic Orion was able to shorten the distance of its voyage by 1000 nautical miles, enabling it to accrue...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion
Adjustments delay new Arctic vessel

...will undergo trials in Lake Michigan. Additional trials are planned for the Atlantic Ocean. An open house for the vessel is scheduled for November on the Potomac River.The Sikuliaq eventually will head to Alaska by way of the Panama Canal.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-11/adjustments-delay-new-arctic-vessel
State
Panamax cruise ship docks on the way

...times by the end of the year. Panamax ships are, at most, 965 feet long, the largest size that can cross through the Panama Canal."You're building something for the next 50 years, and we know the trend is larger vessel size," he said.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-22/panamax-cruise-ship-docks-way
State | Local
90-mile aqueduct still etched in Interior hills

...Officials with the Alaska Engineering Commission brought the steam shovels to Alaska after others had used them to dig the Panama Canal. Men with shovels did much of the work, including the leveling of the ditch.When the Davidson Ditch was complete...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-27/90-mile-aqueduct-still-etched-interi
Outdoors
Irene Clough Hughes

...friends, seeing England, France, Switzerland, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and also took a cruise through the Panama Canal. Peggy loved ice-skating, which she took up in college. She loved to fish, and was always happy to have a line...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168754026
NC man joins fight to save historic Arctic exploration vessel

...a wealth of experience."After the ship was fixed up, it set out from Boston to Acapulco, Mexico, by way of the Panama Canal. From there it went to Long Beach, Calif., where the crew departed on the latest Operation Deep Freeze.Fulcher...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-29/nc-man-joins-fight-save-historic-arctic
State

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