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Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...refueling, Tillman said. The tugs will also have heated...buildup.The new Arctic tug will work with newer shallow-draft...looking at building new tugs as ocean-class tugs at least five years ago...and determined that a tug that could operate in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/three-tugs-being-built-arctic-work
State
My Turn: Something's fishy, but it's not at Costco

...but then took Costco to the fish shed for daring to sell farmed Atlantic salmon in its Juneau store. The editorial said this "tugs at (our) economic fabric" and is "an affront to the local fishing community." The Council encouraged Costco to immediately...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-14/my-turn-somethings-fishy-its-not-cost
Opinion
Adam Matthias Greenwald

...training for WWII at Fort Richardson in Anchorage.Adam was a proud veteran of WWII where he served as an Engineer on military tug boats. Although he would have liked to, he never left Alaska during his deployment, spending most of his Army years in the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174711074
Tugs help prevent collision

ANCHORAGE -- Tug boats stopped an oil tanker on a collision...was the first such "save" since escort tugs were deployed following the 1989 Exxon spill...tanker was being escorted by two tugs. One tug was tethered to the stern of the Chevron...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072201/sta_Tugboats.shtml
News
Despite protests, Arctic drill prep continues

...floating drill rig was in violation of the site's permitted use as a cargo terminal. The 400-foot Polar Pioneer and its support tug Aiviq must be removed from the terminal or Shell's host, Foss Maritime, must obtain an appropriate permit, the city indicated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/despite-protests-arctic-drill-prep-cont
State
ERC Editorial: Farmed Atlantic salmon for sale in Juneau - what's up with that?

...Given all they have done for our community, it's all the more shocking to see the retail chain now carrying a product that tugs at the economic fabric of this community. Commercial fishing is an important part of Juneau's economy and has been for generations...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-03/erc-editorial-farmed-atlantic-salmon-
Opinion
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...uncertainty could threaten Seattle's working port and jobs.The local maritime sector, including ship builders, cargo vessels and tug companies, provides more than 22,000 jobs and contributes $2.1 billion to the local economy, according to city figures...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/seattle-mayor-kayaktivists-take-oil
State
Rig manager testifies in Shell barge grounding

...investigation panel Wednesday, two tugs would have been advisable for...Islands to Seattle."Multiple tugs would have kept us from having...Coast Guard cutter and relief tugs reached the scene and tried to...vessels were under tow to the tug Guardsman, the anchorage was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-23/rig-manager-testifies-shell-barge-groun
State
Inmates hope for success outside after time inside

Tom Booth hears the basketball bounce - like heartbeat or an ancestral drum. He tugs at his uniform while sitting court side Saturday under a chipped white backboard with a broken rim attached. Eighty-four feet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030711/loc_795779656.shtml
News
Samson Tug and Barge intends to serve Southeast

...return to service in southeast Alaska.Sitka-based Samson Tug and Barge is looking to capitalize on changes among competitors...so why not be in Southeast. It just makes sense," Samson Tug and Barge Vice President Cory Baggen told the radio network...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-16/samson-tug-and-barge-intends-serve-sout
State

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