Empire Editorial: $1 per tank would buy a working ferry system

...the votes - even working with legislators from Kodiak, the Aleutians, the Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound - to win a tug of war with Fairbanks and Anchorage. It's time for a different strategy.Instead of cutting our way to a balance that will...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Tug grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound

VALDEZ - A 136-foot tug doing an ice survey in Prince William Sound grounded on Bligh Reef and two of its...Wednesday evening. The Pathfinder is a Crowley Marine Services docking and escort tug for the Trans Alaska Pipeline System Tankers.
Delta Western adds tug to marine fleet

...Delta Western has announced the addition of a new shallow draft tug to its marine fuel fleet for western Alaska waters. The Capt...outcome." Vice president of operations Mike O'Shea said the tug is not scheduled for voyages in the Southeast, only western...
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...and an 8- to 12-foot, shock-corded tug line that joins them.Diana Roberts, another...taught the newbies how to pull up on the tug line and shorten the distance between the...the dog wanted to bite and play with the tug line when he first got harnessed for skijoring...


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