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Ferry Malaspina rescues one from sinking landing craft

...m. Pacific Time.Less than five minutes later, the landing craft sank about a half-mile from shore. The Malaspina, sailing from Bellingham, Washington to Alaska, was nearby and responded to the distress call."The ferry picked up one person using...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-20/ferry-malaspina-rescues-one-from-sin
News
Visitors galore

...2013-14; that followed a fall-winter season with an 11-percent increase. AMHS officials attribute the decrease to reduced sailings to and from Bellingham and Prince Rupert.More than half of the visitor volume for 2013-14 (all seasons) can be attributed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/visitors-galore
News
North Slope crude prices down since July

...shipment of a cargo of Alaska North Slope oil to Korea rather than the U.S. west coast is another signal. Despite the longer sailing distance from Valdez to South Korea - about three times longer - the company said the higher margin for oil it would get compared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/north-slope-crude-prices-down-since-
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Scotland secession would weaken Britain

...Yanks.This wouldn't change if Scotland were to split away from the U.K., but England will obviously be less capable of sailing staunchly beside us when it is struggling to keep its own ship of state afloat.We understand well a people's shared identity...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-14/scotland-secession-would-weaken-b
Opinion
Tustumena delays tough on Aleutian communities

...by federal highway funds."We're hopeful (the Tustumena) will be back on-line by October, that's why we cancelled sailings through September," AMHS spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.First scheduled to return to service in late April, additional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-19/tustumena-delays-tough-on-aleutian-c
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Adventurer completes Pacific crossing

...NASCAR race car, Outen's kayak is plastered with stickers from sponsors. She also supports four charities: the Jubillee Sailing Trust, the Motor Neuron Disease Foundation, Wateraid and CoppaFeel, a breast cancer awareness and education charity. CoppaFeel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23/adventurer-completes-pacific-crossin
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Visitor increase expected; Officials say fuel prices could dampen travel

...however, added ships and more frequent sailings will boost the volume of cruise visitors...Cruises will add a new ship to its Alaska sailings, which will add 50,000 people. Disney...capacity through larger ships and additional sailings. This will add another 11,000...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051611/new_829973040.shtml
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INS agrees to en route inspections for B.C. cruise ships

...initial port of entry into the United States. Cruise ships sailing from Victoria would have been forced to remain in their first...popularity of the route, that number increased to 18 expected sailings for 2002. In a letter last month INS Commissioner James W...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062002/ala_062002ala0080001.shtml
Alaska
Ferry or tour boat? Tour operators want to know

...Its website advertises that on several sailings the Kachemak Voyager takes a sightseeing...transportation." Some Kachemak Voyager sailings take the more direct route used by the...project for SVT. "It takes a slower sailing to allow other folks to see the area...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/053110/new_647136454.shtml
News

...Taliban forces retreat south toward Kabul U.N.: Global fight must address root causes of terrorism Ferry cancels sailings for repairs Problem bears keep Kenai Peninsula residents on alert Legislature may be asked to fund redistricting fight...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111101/index.shtml

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