SEPT 15 - Update: Columbia Sailings Delayed
Vessel to enter drydock September 25
MV Columbia is the largest vessel of the fleet, and until 2004 was also the fastest. The vessel is 418 feet long and 85 feet wide, with a domestic gross tonnage of 3,946 and a service speed of 17.3 knots. The MV Columbia is designed to carry 499 passengers and has a vehicle capacity of 2,660 linear feet, which is equal to approximately 133 twenty-foot vehicles. There are 45 four-berth and 56 two-berth cabins, as well as 3 wheelchair-accessible cabins.
A recent inspection discovered
AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers. Service notices may be found at dot.alaska.gov/amhs/service_
Below is the MV Columbia revised schedule through Sept. 25:
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.