Proposed changes could highlight link between greenhouse gas emissions and retreating glacier at the Mendenhall Visitor Center.
The Holland America Line ship departed Japan for a stop in Kodiak, but had to divert due to bad weather in the Gulf of Alaska
Emergency officials in Juneau are testing their response to a cruise ship security threat today.
Years of steady declines in cruise ship traffic to Sitka should be coming to an end — eventually.
This year’s Alaska cruise-ship season has ended. Close to a million passengers sailed through Southeast this summer, with many traveling on to points north and west.
The last cruise ships of Juneau’s tourist season sailed away Wednesday.
By 2015, every ship that operates on Alaska’s southern coast will be required to drastically cut their sulfur emissions. The State has been fighting that policy in court, and this week a federal judge threw out their case.
The world’s largest cruise corporation will soon install new pollution-control equipment on 32 of its ships. Carnival, Princess and Holland-America vessels sailing Alaska waters are likely to be among those getting the gear.
Does the cruise industry do enough to keep passengers safe? And how do we know if they don’t? Those were among the questions asked at a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee meeting on Wednesday.
When voters head to the polls next year, they could be faced with questions on oil taxes, the minimum wage, and the use of recreational marijuana. But one thing that won’t be on the ballot is a referendum on a controversial bill concerning cruise ship waste.