Archive » Transportation

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

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

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

Mat-Su officials to meet with feds over $12.3M ferry bill

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.

Archive » Tours and Travel

Japan Air aurora charters warm Fairbanks winter economy

Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on bed tax

NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing

The National Marine Fisheries Service is also working to improve its data on the impacts of recreational fishing. The agency recently announced corrections to its “Fisheries Economics of the United States 2012” report.

State labor market tightens as tourist season ramps up

If you’re out for dinner in a restaurant this summer, you may find the wait-time for your meal is a little longer.

Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

Alaska Air Group Inc. is on a major roll. The airline company announced it earned $94 million of first quarter net income in its earnings report April 25.

 

Subscribe Today

Manage your subscription to the Journal of Commerce.

Fish Bytes

News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.

Alaska Business Resource Guide

An essential part of any Alaskan's business network.