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Ferry Malaspina rescues one from sinking landing craft

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina picked up an extra passenger in the waters off Vancouver Island on Saturday morning.According to accounts from...
Report: Ketchikan ship projects equal revenue

...that could test the study's projected benefits could be the construction of two Alaska class ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System.In December 2012, Gov. Sean Parnell voiced his belief that the two ships could be built for the $120 million...
Visitors galore

...2012-13 and 2013-14, mostly out of Anchorage. But Ketchikan also experienced a 4 percent increase.The Alaska Marine Highway System reported being down 24 percent for the most recent fall-winter. That represents a loss of 400 visitors...
Tustumena departs Ketchikan after overhaul

...history - some say legendary -was hunkered down at the Ketchikan Shipyard recently for an annual overhaul. The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Tustumena has served nearly a half-century in Alaska's roughest waters, earning the nickname "Trusty...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin transitioning out of the gift shops currently on five vessels this summer. Woodrow said the gift...

...convoluted, games are an important way to get people engaged. Troll took the game to Sitka on Tuesday on the Alaska Marine Highway System.The exhibit was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and created in partnership with the...
Elliott Bay Design Group opens Ketchikan office

...Elliott Bay designed the Inter-Island Ferry Authority ferry Prince of Wales and currently is involved with the Alaska Marine Highway System's design process for the new Alaska Class Ferry Day Boat project.Over the years, Elliott Bay has "worked...
Assembly, solution for coastal transportation

...problems that face (the Alaska Marine Highway System) and work to provide uninterrupted...home for Dillon, is the Alaska Marine Highway System and the lengthy delay to...places that rely on the Alaska Marine Highway System." The governor has allocated...
First cruise ship arrives in still-snowy, rainy Juneau

...said. After that, Juneau has no scheduled cruise ship stops until Tuesday - although one large ship, the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry M/V Malaspina, is set to dock downtown Saturday for tours, the annual Blessing of the Fleet, and...
Tustumena ferry repair delays create challenges for Southcentral communities

...has a close connection to the vessels of the Alaska Marine Highway System. Especially the M/V Tustumena, the has been laid off," said Woodrow. The Alaska Marine Highway System, whose mission is to "keep Alaska moving...


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