Maritime

Aurora Sailings Canceled 12/18 and 19

Aurora Sailings Canceled 12/18 and 19

Due to forecasted extreme wind and seas in the Gulf of Alaska, the M/V Aurora will cancel its sailings for December 18–19, 2017.  The Aurora will have to transit the Gulf before continuing on to service in Prince William Sound. AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers to reschedule their travel. Service notices may […]

Columbia Return to Service Delayed

Columbia Return to Service Delayed

Columbia Return to Service Delayed Additional repairs are needed to propeller system. The vessel is expected to return to service July 26. (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that due to ongoing repairs the M/V Columbia will require additional time at Vigor Shipyard in Portland, […]

Alternative Transportation Offered for AMHS Cargo Impacted by Tustumena Delay

Alternative Transportation Offered for AMHS Cargo Impacted by Tustumena Delay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017 CONTACT: Meadow Bailey, (907) 451-2240, Meadow.Bailey@alaska.gov   Alternative Transportation Offered for AMHS Cargo Impacted by Tustumena Delay (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that Coastal Transportation, Inc. will assist AMHS customers impacted by the delay of the M/V Tustumena. […]

RCAC Identifies Concerns With New Tanker Escort Tugs

RCAC Identifies Concerns With New Tanker Escort Tugs

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council has identified some areas of concern with the design of the new escort and general purpose tugs under construction by Edison Chouest Offshore for use in Prince William Sound. These concerns and recommendations result from a council-commissioned analysis of the tugs by […]