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...
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...
Adam Matthias Greenwald 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...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...until it gets a new land-use permit.Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been planning to base its fleet - including a drill rig and two tug boats - at the port's Terminal 5 for six months each year, when they're not being used in the Arctic. Environmentalists...
Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

...extra weeks by using helium gas not originally intended as fuel. But the gas tank finally emptied and gravity's relentless tug did Messenger in.Mercury is the last of the rocky inner planets in our solar system - also counting Mars and Venus - to be...
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Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...easy task, and if the pool board and Juneau's city manager find themselves in disagreement, Duncan will find himself in a tug-of-war between the two. It was only a year ago when the city considered mothballing the Augustus Brown Pool altogether...
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...
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...
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...
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 why not be in Southeast. It just makes sense," Samson Tug and Barge Vice President Cory Baggen told the radio network...


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