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CH2M Hill selected as program manager for Anchorage port reconstruction

...selected by the Municipality of Anchorage to manage the design, engineering and reconstruction for the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan announced Thursday.The company will take over management responsibility...
The Boardroom offers new workspace in Anchorage

...independently."The idea for the business has been percolating for the last two years, since Szymoniak, formerly the Port of Anchorage's director of public affairs, took a leadership course with Jernstrom, who used to be the community outreach...
Longtime captain learned to walk on family boats

...The two founded Cook Inlet Tug & Barge in 1952, eventually building a booming tugboat business and a dock at the Port of Anchorage. Carl Anderson, Katrina's father, grew up in a warehouse apartment on Anderson Dock; he remembers an idyllic...
Port expansion manager urges dismissal of lawsuit

...against the firm that formerly oversaw expansion of the Port of Anchorage should be dismissed, the company's attorney said...of the city lawsuit.Construction on the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project has been mostly halted since the...
Earthquake simulator shakes Alaskan complacency

...Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.Somebody from Unalaska spotted the simulator when it arrived on a barge at the Port of Anchorage two weeks ago, Bushue said. Now Unalaska wants the Quake Cottage to pay them a visit too."We're going to try...
Audit outlines Anchorage port expansion problems

ANCHORAGE - The federal agency that agreed to manage expansion of the Port of Anchorage did not provide effective oversight of the project whose costs have more than quadrupled, according to a U.S. Department of...
Mat-Su officials ponder expensive ferry's fate

ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Borough's once-prized ferry boat was finished months ago but it remains docked hundreds of miles away near Ketchikan. Now the Borough Assembly is actively debating what to do with the unique and expensive ship.
Remote Alaska to stockpile food, just in case spokesman Jeremy Zidek said.An estimated 90 percent of commodities entering Alaska are delivered through the Port of Anchorage. Air service is also a critical link to the outside world and generally the only way to reach many rural communities...
Study finds Port of Anchorage design is flawed

...still-unreleased study examining the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project suggests that it shouldn't was inappropriate for the conditions at the Port of Anchorage," the Maritime Administration, known as MARAD...
Anchorage mulls options for troubled port project

ANCHORAGE - The best options for the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project involve removing most of the new...fix would leave the two major cargo carriers at the Port of Anchorage's old dock, which officials say is deteriorating...


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