OCT 17: Kennicott Sailings Delayed Due to Mechanical Issue
Departed Wrangell 12 hours behind schedule
MV Kennicott is 382 feet long and 85 feet wide, with a domestic gross tonnage of 9,978 and a service speed of 16.75 knots. The MV Kennicott is designed to carry 499 passengers and has a vehicle capacity of 1,560 linear feet for operation in Southeast Alaska and 1,340 linear feet in Southwest Alaska, which is equal to approximately 67 to 78 twenty-foot vehicles. There are 48 four-berth and 58 two-berth cabins, as well as 3 wheelchair-accessible cabins.
MV Kennicott sailings for Mon., Oct. 17 are delayed due to a mechanical issue. The ferry departed Wrangell approximately 12 hours behind schedule. The ferry will sail a revised schedule through Oct. 19, which includes cancelling its scheduled sailing to Sitka.
MV Kennicott will sail the following revised schedule:
AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers. Service notices may be found at dot.alaska.gov/amhs/service_
Alaska Marine Highway System Schedule Changes bulletins for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities information has recently been updated. More information may be found at FerryAlaska.com.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 249 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.