With a shipment of PPE ready to be shipped from Anchorage, Matson donated shipping services to prevent influx of COVID-19 cases on Kodiak Island.
Crowley Fuels took delivery of its new Alaska Class 100,000-barrel, articulated tug-barge, which will be used to transport multiple clean petroleum products for the Alaska market, from Bollinger Shipyards.
Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
Homer’s own Bay Welding Services has been honored with the 2019 Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year award. The Bill Bivin award pays tribute to Alaskan, independently-owned businesses that demonstrate community involvement, leadership in their field, business ethics, and organizational excellence.
Undertaking the process of engineering and building a marine vessel requires input from a vast range of people with specific areas of expertise, but it all starts when a prospective owner approaches an architect or engineer with the hope of turning a dream into a tangible blueprint.
Bay Welding, based in Homer, launched a new boat they just finished building, the Goldbelt Seawolf, commissioned for Goldbelt Transportation.
By the end of the year Span Alaska will be operating a newly constructed terminal to increase efficiency and better serve its customers, and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Port of Nome are both pursuing projects that will build economic opportunity for the communities they serve.
Despite mountains of data, piles of studies, hundreds of voices, passionate communities, involved business leaders, and engaged politicians, somehow the AMHS is apparently an unresolved—or unresolvable—problem.
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council has recently been working with regional partners to deploy two new weather buoys in Port Valdez.
In Alaska, as in a number of other states, abandoned vessels are a huge issue.