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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
CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...jumps inside the rescue engine, grabs an orange rope and gives it a few twists. Voila. Two Figure 8 On a Bight knots. He tugs the line to make sure it's secure."If I had my harness on, that's what I would clip in the harness with," he explained...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
Local
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
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...his campaign has retooled the theme that worked so well before. It's a glossy version of the 2008 ad, artfully designed to tug at our heartstrings again, to make us feel we surely owe the son another term.In the current commercial, amid clips of 8mm...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-15/my-turn-begich-hasnt-lived-uncle-teds
Opinion
Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...company's Arctic bungling had put the region at risk.Smith said Shell plans to fortify its fleet with more anchor handlers, new tugs, additional offshore supply vessels and an extra helicopter. The company is taking a methodical approach in making decisions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29/shell-files-revised-arctic-offshore-dri
State
Kent Fagerstrom

...out of Juneau. Kent was a skilled carpenter and cabinet maker, but is best known for introducing Shaklee products and Nordic Tugs to Juneau and Southeast Alaska. Kent is preceded in death by his second son, David Fagerstrom and is survived by his college...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172188994
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
Photos: Tug 'o War in the rain

...and the Longshoreman's Union fought it out in the sleet and rain for bragging rights in the 2013 Juneau Maritime Festival's Tug 'o War contest Sunday Afternoon on the waterfront. Docks & Harbors came in first, grabbing a substantial trophy. In second...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-19/tug-o-war-rain
Local

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