Alex Hofeling has been selected as the next Vice President and General Manager for TOTE Maritime’s Alaska office and operations. In this role, Hofeling will oversee both the Anchorage and Fairbanks offices.
Governor-elect Mike Dunleavy announced his appointment of John MacKinnon as commissioner of the Department of Transportation (DOT).
The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Marathon Petroleum for the second time in two years. These funds allow AVTEC to enhance its arctic and ice navigation readiness project and upgrade the school’s full mission bridge ship simulator.
Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, has been awarded a firmed fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a base year with options for three additional years.
The US Department of Labor awarded $3.35 million dollars to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development in Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs).
"Lynden's Green Initiative grew out of a depression era distaste for waste and a common sense desire to do what's right," says Coordinator Anna Deal.
Earlier this year EBDG prepared a hybrid system integration study to analyze the feasibility of modifying three Jumbo Mark II vessels to integrate battery power into the propulsion plant.
To help Alaskans send off summer safely, AAA is offering Labor Day Tipsy Tow service.
Alaska’s First Lady Donna Walker broke a bottle of champagne over the stern of the M/V Tazlina in Ketchikan, officially christening the ship as the newest member of the Alaska Marine Highway fleet.