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Seattle emerges as hub for Alaska cruises

...catering 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052703/bus_cruiseport.shtml
Business
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100602/sta_strike.shtml
News
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...

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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072999/Loc_cruiseships.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102107/sta_20071021018.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060307/out_20070603004.shtml
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012105/sta_20050121007.shtml
News
Cost woes plague Anchorage port expansion; scaled-down version proposed as alternative

...responsible for securing the funds. State Rep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat and electrician who's done work at the port, said the city should look into replacing Sheffield. "We need to get out of this mess," Tuck said. "We might have to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-15/cost-woes-plague-anchorage-port-expansi
State
Muslim Student Ambassadors to present in Juneau

...of the TMHS producon of "Much Ado About Will." He also plans to play on the soccer team in the spring.Omar is from Port Said, Egypt. His goals include attending a medical university to become a doctor of physiotherapy and becoming a member of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-02-12-8
Neighbors
City pursues dock expansion

...already expressed concern about the city's dock expansion plans. Wings Airways, which operates float planes in the port, said cruise ship bow thrusters could damage planes and docks, and large ships would in general be too close to their airplanes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111009/loc_514823995.shtml

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