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Massive debris removal planned lines, plastics and fuel drums - and the high cost of shuttling small boatloads of debris from remote sites to port, said Chris Pallister, president of the cleanup organization Gulf of Alaska Keeper, which is coordinating the effort.The...
Plan to allow Shell oil drilling fleet in Seattle draws ire

...potential to create hundreds of family-wage jobs and generate tens of millions of dollars in revenue for the region," the port said Wednesday.The lease between Foss Maritime and the port has not been signed, and it's unclear yet when it would start...
Anchorage considers new strategy for multimillion-dollar port project

...million in federal, state and municipal funds on the project so far as well as millions on maintenance for the existing port, said Cowles, the engineer. Two lawsuits initiated by Sullivan have been filed to recoup money spent on the expansion.A...
Seattle emerges as hub for Alaska cruises to the cruise passengers. The industry also generates about $4.5 million a year in state and local taxes, the port said. Historically, most seven-day cruises to Alaska have left out of Vancouver, British Columbia, and that region remains...
Farm products languish on docks and ships

...Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway stopped grain shipments to the West Coast on Tuesday to avoid further congestion at the ports, said Patrick Hiatte, the railway's spokesman. At sea, much of the chilled beef, lamb and mutton held up on ships could...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ports of call and 17 different countries. Watanabe recites some of the ports: Kobe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Suez, Port Said, Istanbul, Piraeus, Marseilles, Barcelona, Casablanca, Rio de Janeiro, Curacao, Cristobal, Acapulco, San Francisco...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...waters. If the pattern of the last few years is an indication, some of Princess' new ships will be serving Alaska ports, said Princess spokesman Kirby Day. ``We won't see the spikes of 14 and 18 percent annual growth of past years in Juneau...
This Day in History

...several houses in Aberfan, Wales. In 1967, the Israeli destroyer INS Eilat was sunk by Egyptian missile boats near Port Said; 47 Israeli crew members were lost. In 2002, a car packed with explosives pulled up to a bus in northern Israel during...
Sailing hooks fans in Seward and beyond

...Scan the docks and the prevalence of these lean vessels becomes obvious. "It used to be mostly a commercial fishing port," said Judi Sweeney, a lifelong Seward resident. "But you come down now and this place is just full of sailboats." No...
EPA, watchdog group raise concerns about Valdez oil tanker port

...spokesman for Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., the Anchorage-based oil company consortium that runs the pipeline and tanker port, said Wednesday no budget has been set for port reconstruction. And the owner companies have not yet received a project proposal...


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