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Alaska ferry workers authorize strike if negotiations fail

Alaska ferry workers authorize strike if negotiations failThe state and union plan to meet June 10 for another round of negotiations

Burst water pipe likely cause for Skagway ferry dock sinking

Burst water pipe likely cause for Skagway ferry dock sinkingState transportation officials agree that a burst water pipe likely caused the Skagway ferry dock to sink last month.

As Korean Ferry Sank, Some Crew Members Fought To Save Lives

As Korean Ferry Sank, Some Crew Members Fought To Save LivesWith the death toll continuing to rise and likely to exceed 300, the captain and crew of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea last week have been called cowards and accused of murder.

Senate committee advances transportation fund measure

Senate committee advances transportation fund measureA measure setting up a road-and-ferry savings account has cleared its first state Senate committee.

Marine highway to close ferry gift shops

Marine highway to close ferry gift shopsMarine highway officials say closing the shops will save $1 million a year.

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydock

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydockTake a look behind the scenes and under the ships of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

LeConte sailings cancelled through the weekend

LeConte sailings cancelled through the weekendA broken bow thruster on the ferry LeConte will disrupt several hundred northern Southeast residents’ Thanksgivings.

Steamship Anchors A Community, But Its Days May Be Numbered

Steamship Anchors A Community, But Its Days May Be NumberedOn the shores of Lake Michigan, the tiny town of Ludington, Mich., is home port to the last coal-fired ferry in the U.S.

Long-running lawsuit over fast ferries’ engines is settled

Long-running lawsuit over fast ferries’ engines is settledAMHS to get eight new engines for Fairweather and Chenega.

Update: Lawmakers, MTAB critique shuttle-ferry design

Update: Lawmakers, MTAB critique shuttle-ferry designSome lawmakers are questioning plans for a pair of shuttle ferries that will provide service in northern Southeast Alaska.
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