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November Issue 1 2014

Municipality of Anchorage seeks $340M for port damage

The Municipality of Anchorage is looking to recoup up to $340 million in the two lawsuits it has against contributors to the failed Port of Anchorage Intermodal Expansion Project. Outside municipal counsel Bennett Greenberg said at an Oct. 28 Alaska U.S. District Court hearing in Anchorage that the city hopes to recover a combined $300 million from project manager Integrated Concepts and Research Corp., former port designer PND Engineers and CH2M Hill Alaska, which now owns dock design consultant VECO Alaska.

Alaska Air Group turns a record quarterly profit — again November Issue 1 2014

Alaska Air Group turns a record quarterly profit — again

The cliché that “records are made to be broken” is taken to heart at Alaska Air Group Inc., where yet another record quarterly profit of $200 million was announced Oct. 23. The third quarter adjusted net earnings result is the ninth record in the last 10 quarters for the company that owns both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. It is also the 22nd consecutive profitable quarter for the company.

Ketchikan wins ferries; Juneau road EIS released September Issue 4 2014

Ketchikan wins ferries; Juneau road EIS released

Alaska’s newest ferries will be the first made in the state after all. Gov. Sean Parnell announced an agreement Sept. 20 between the state and Vigor Alaska to construct two Alaska Class ferries at Vigor’s Ketchikan shipyard.

 Study finds lack of marine LNG infrastructure, regulations September Issue 3 2014

Study finds lack of marine LNG infrastructure, regulations

A U.S. Maritime Administration study released this month found that the country is ill prepared for large vessels converting from traditional heavy diesel fuel to liquefied natural gas.

New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety September Issue 1 2014

New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

As the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration in Alaska, Kerry Long is focused on one word: safety.

Anchorage kicks off new port work; $300M needed to finish August Issue 4 2014

Anchorage kicks off new port work; $300M needed to finish

The Municipality of Anchorage officially hit the reset button on its port project Aug. 18 with the kickoff of a weeklong design work session. Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan told a group of nearly 50 stakeholders gathered at the Port of Anchorage offices that he is confident in their ability to jumpstart the stalled construction project.

August Issue 4 2014

Kenai Borough seeks to skip EIS for North Road Extension