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.
Last year was one of outstanding growth for Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), which saw its revenue increase 85 percent from 2017, reporting 2018 revenue of more than $144 million. This boosted TNC up twelve spots in our Top 49ers ranks, landing them at number 25.
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.
Elected officials join business leaders to announce Alaska as leading maritime state.
The icebreaking tanker SS Manhattan was an oil company’s attempt to see if it might be profitable to move Alaska oil to the East Coast by plowing through the ice-clogged Northwest Passage.
Matson contributed a total of $3.6 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 850 charitable organizations and non-profit programs in the communities it serves during 2018.
Foss Maritime Company announced that seasoned corporate executive Sloane Perras has joined the company as Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer.
UIC Bowhead Transport Company is now teamed up with Alaska Marine Lines. With this new partnership, barge and lighterage service will continue to be provided to/from and between the communities on the North Slope.
Alaska is known for having some of the most hazardous industries, requiring various types of insurance to protect operations, employees, customers, and the general public.