Saturday, June 4, 2016

WATCH: Celebrity Infinity Slams Into Pier in Ketchikan, Alaska

The Celebrity Cruises cruise ship Celebrity Infinity ran into a little bit of trouble pulling up to a pier in Ketchikan, Alaska on Friday afternoon. Video of the incident posted online...

June 4, 2016
Total Views: 41

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Maritime News

Crowley Loses Alyeska Bid

Florida-based Crowley Marine Services has lost a bid to continue to provide tanker escort and oil spill prevention and response services in Valdez and Prince William Sound when its current contract...

March 17, 2016
Total Views: 54

Friday, November 6, 2015
Susitna ferry
Maritime News

A Borough In Alaska is So Close to Finally Selling the ‘World’s Most Ridiculous Ship’

They say that two happiest days of boat owner’s life are the day they buy the boat and the day they sell it. For a small borough of 88,000 outside Anchorage,...

November 6, 2015
Total Views: 133

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Video Montage Aboard USCGC Boutwell During Alaska Patrol to Pump Up Your Thursday

Awesome video montage of daily operations aboard USCGC BOUTWELL during her 2015 Alaskan maritime patrol. Video by Michael Ralich

September 17, 2015
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Holland America Cruise Ship Assists Sightseeing Vessel in Distress

  A Holland America Line cruise ship diverted its Alaska itinerary to assist in the rescue of over 40 people from a disabled sightseeing boat. [contextly_sidebar id=”e9YS44uhE0CFv2sy3AY5jCoesvKQiHw6″]Holland America Line reports...

June 16, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

New Alaska State Ferries to Feature Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce says it has been selected by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and Vigor Alaska to provide the propulsion systems for two future Alaska-class ferries that will be...

January 13, 2015
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
noble discoverer drillship

Noble In $12.2 Million Settlement with DOJ Over Alaska Drilling

Drilling contractor Noble Corporation PLC on Monday said it paid $12.2 million to settle felony charges by the U.S. Department of Justice related to safety, environmental and record keeping violations on vessels in Arctic waters off Alaska in 2012.

December 9, 2014
Total Views: 7

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books

Post-tropical cyclone Nuri is officially one for the Bering Sea record books, and that’s saying something… At approximately 06:00 UTC November 8, (10 p.m. AKST, Friday, November 7), the National...

November 8, 2014
Total Views: 117

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Alaska State Ferry Crew Rescues Fisherman in B.C. Waters

The crew of an Alaska state ferry came to the aid of a Canadian fisherman whose vessel had sunk off British Columbia early Saturday, but tragically two others are missing...

October 22, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, September 22, 2014
Maritime News

New Alaska State Ferries to Be Built in Alaska

The State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at Vigor Alaska in Ketchikan, Alaska, Governor Sean Parnell announced Monday.

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Maritime News

NOAA Video: Lessons from Exxon Valdez – 25 Years Later

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, rupturing the hull and spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine waters of Alaska.

March 18, 2014
Total Views: 16

Friday, January 31, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor In Talks to Buy Seward, Alaska Shipyard

The owner of Seward Ship’s Drydock has signed a letter of intent to sell the assets of the Seward, Alaska, shipyard company to Vigor Industrial.

January 31, 2014
Total Views: 6

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Sinking Of Bering Sea Vessel Lone Star

5 Rescued From Harsh Bering Sea

Good Samaritans aboard the 98-foot fishing vessel Aleutian Beauty rescued five fishermen from a life raft in the Bering Sea Sunday. The good Samaritans, responding to a US Coast Guard issued...

October 20, 2013
Total Views: 54

Thursday, September 26, 2013
vigor industrial fishing vessel

Alaska Ship & Drydock Unveils the Arctic Prowler, a New 136-Foot Freezer Longliner

On October 5, Vigor Industrial will christen the Arctic Prowler, the first large commercial fishing vessel ever built in Alaska. Built for the Alaska Longline Company at Vigor’s Alaska Ship &...

September 26, 2013
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Press Releases

AIS Update – Tracking Ships In Alaska

exactEarth has  teamed up with the Marine Exchange of Alaska (MXAK) to form the Alaska vessel tracking alliance which is built on the MXAK PacTracs  product offering.  PacTracs is a...

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

SPOTD: Western Towboat’s CAT-Powered Tugs Haul the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence to Cook Inlet, AK

Buccaneer Energy reports that the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence jack-up rig was successfully mobilized at the Cosmopolitan field in Cook Inlet, AK after receiving final approval from the U.S. Coast...

April 3, 2013
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
conocophillips kenai lng alaska

ConocoPhillips to Cease Overseas Shipments of Alaskan LNG

(Bloomberg) — ConocoPhillips may cease shipments of liquefied natural gas from the U.S.’s only export terminal in Alaska because of insufficient local supply. The company, whose export license expires March...

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
kulluk overflight video

Damage Assessment Begins on the Stranded Kulluk [UPDATE]

Link: Previous Kulluk Update The U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Dutch Shell Plc were fighting 70 mile-per-hour winds and 40-foot swells as they tried to assess damage to a floating...

January 2, 2013
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
kulluk aground
Grounding Incidents

Kulluk Drilling Rig Grounds After Tow Lines Fail [Incident Photo]

Latest Update (Jan. 2): Overflight Video, Environmental Groups Respond as Damage Assessment Begins on the Stranded Kulluk By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A large drill ship belonging to oil...

January 1, 2013
Total Views: 30

Monday, December 10, 2012
trans-alaska pipeline marine terminal

Alaska Plans $355 Million Liquefaction Facility to Support US-Asia LNG Trade

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska‘s governor will introduce legislation allowing the state to provide $355 million (221 million pounds) in seed money for a liquefied natural gas project that promoters hope will eventually...

December 10, 2012
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