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DOT: Staffing shortages mean fewer ferries this summer
Service may improve if more crew becomes available, officials say
State signs agreement with Goldbelt Inc. for Cascade Point ferry terminal feasibility study
A long-discussed project took a step forward…
Feds float AMHS $285M in ferry infrastructure funding
It will fund six projects, requires state partial fund match
DOT seeks input on proposed summer ferry schedule
The public comment period runs until Jan. 26.
Columbia to resume mainline ferry service next month
Vessel grounded in 2019 to save costs now needed due to extra repairs planned for Matanuska
Ferry schedule shows long service gaps for 4 Southeast communities —for now
Kake, Pelican, Angoon and Tenakee Springs omitted from schedule, but additions are pending
Chilly reception for proposed winter ferry schedule
Fears about no or little service for critical needs expressed from Southeast to Southwest Alaska
Tustumena sailings canceled due to crew shortage
Schedule anticipated to resume on Aug. 27
Winter ferry schedule available for review
Comments now being accepted.
Changing course on ferry plans
Federal funds, COVID-19 issues means improvements rather than privatization, commissioner says.
Ferry retiring to Ketchikan
Malaspina to be sold to LLC; planned to be centerpiece of a historic park.
Goldbelt, Allen Marine pick up winter ferry contracts
Contracts were signed this January for several winter runs to Southeast communities.
Matanuska delayed as repair work continues
Jan. 24 sailing to Bellingham canceled.
Infrastructure bill will boost ferries, but winter service still sparse
New funds, old problems.
State begins process of replacing ferry Tustumena
The state also has other plans for updating the marine highway.
Gaps in ferry service remains as new board takes shape
Infstructure bill bonus.
Costs add up as ferry idled nearly 2 years
The cost to the state for docking an Alaska ferry that has been idled for nearly two years is close to $900,000 a year, with… Continue reading
Transportation department seeks review of proposed summer ferry schedule
Teleconferences are scheduled for early September.
Alaska offers 58-year-old ferry for free to the Philippines
The state of Alaska is trying to dispose of a 58-year-old ferry.
Bill to create new AMHS board heads to governor
It’s been a years-long effort.