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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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.
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...
Alaska railroad extension could solve political, economic issues

...left over from construction of the Panama Canal, they were to be assigned to a growing linkage between the Panama Canal and a rail connection between Alaska...North American rail system. The Panama Canal is becoming obsolete. A rail connection...
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...


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