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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
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
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas

...the region.On July 24, to the pounding beat of drums and rain, with the strength of some perspiring men and a few careful tugs from local children, the Howkan Eagle pole was successfully raised. This marked the completion of a five-year project to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05/identity-through-pride-festivities-prince
Art
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
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Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...Chinese - everyone was happy to be in the territory.There were straight dashes, three-legged dashes, marksmanship contests, tugs-of-war, rock drilling competitions, canoe races, the fire department hose-cart race, pie-eating contests and a baseball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
Crews complete fuel transfer from grounded tug

...Valdez 20 years ago, a spokesman for the tug's owner said Saturday. Crews finished...Services, the company that owns the stricken tug. A towing vessel began bringing the tugboat...Crowley agreed on a tow plan, he said. The tug is being watched by some booming and skimming...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122709/sta_539989398.shtml
Tug collides with barge in Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE - A tug collided with a barge it was towing near Nikiski...conservation officials say the 113-foot Pacific Challenger tug and the 262-foot barge collided Wednesday morning as the tug was untying from the barge. The accident occurred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052809/reg_444691393.shtml
Tug grounded near Dillingham

...The tank barge was reportedly run off course by the Crowley Tug Seneca, which veered after a gill net became entangled in the...gallons of diesel fuel and 349,958 gallons of gasoline. The Tug Seneca reported it had approximately 29,169 gallons of diesel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-11/tug-grounded-near-dillingham
State
Tug that ran into reef towed to port

...early Sunday morning, a spokesman for the tug's owner said. The Pathfinder arrived...diesel fuel spilled into the bay after the tug ran aground on Wednesday, Crowley Maritime...said. The Coast Guard said that two of the tug's tanks - containing an estimated 33...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122809/sta_540264638.shtml

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