Matson contributed a total of more than $3.7 million in cash and in-kind donations to charitable organizations and community efforts in the communities it serves in 2017, with more than $1 million in cash, services and equipment going to support 68 Alaska organizations – an increase in value and recipient organizations of more than 25 percent.
The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation’s Office of Boating Safety has released the State of Alaska’s 2017 boating accident statistics in advance of Safe Boating Week (May 19-25, 2018). Statistics include U.S. Coast Guard reportable accidents involving boats used for non-commercial purposes such as recreation, personal transportation, and subsistence.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Cliff and Rob Everts as business leaders of the year during a sold-out dinner and award ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel’s Gold Room.
The Federal Highway Administration and Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facility signed the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Cooper Landing Bypass on the Sterling Highway, which concludes an EIS process that has taken longer than any other in the history of the Federal Highway Administration.
The project provides new sources of electricity with minimal impact on the land environment and is the first of its kind for Erickson in Europe.
Sunnyside Wash Bay Crew received a prestigious certification from the Juice Products Association (JPA) for the cleanliness of the tankers Lynden uses for carrying food-grade products.
The State of Alaska Division of Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development, released the first in a series of reports examining several emerging economic sectors in Alaska. The report focuses on Alaska’s promising boat and ship building sector.
Lynden International has been assisting government and non-government organizations with transportation and logistics in West Africa since the Ebola crisis in 2014.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed an agreement with the Alaska Native King Cove Native Corp., which is made up of tribal members from the local Agdaagux and Belkofski tribes, to build a life-saving road between the Native village and the nearby all-weather airport in Cold Bay.