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.
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.
Elected officials join business leaders to announce Alaska as leading maritime state.
In Western Alaska, oceans are lifelines for the villages, allowing Crowley’s specially built tugs and barges and highly trained crews to transit and resupply depleted fuel after a long winter of iced-in isolation.
Brown Line’s fleet, part of the Lynden family of companies, is among the most efficient fleets in the nation and the company has once again earned the SmartWay High Performer Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
In August, a joint Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Army Corps of Engineers Federal Record of Decision (ROD) was handed down to Barrick Gold Corporation and NOVAGOLD Resources, who jointly own Donlin Gold.
One of the state’s major aviation success stories, Alaska Airlines, acquired Virgin America and, in January, received its single operating certificate from the FAA.