Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight into the small boat harbor.
Officials in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are trying to figure out what to do with their $80 million ferry.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is rethinking part of its Lynn Canal summer sailing schedule. Ferry chief Mike Neussl says it’s a question of logistics.
Defendants get the case moved to federal bankruptcy court.
State is suing MTU Friedrichshafen for allegedly defective engines for the Fairweather and Chenega.
The ferry Taku may be back in action on Thursday (January 26th), after its second breakdown this month. The 370-passenger ship was tied up in Juneau Sunday night due to a problem with its propeller control system. Officials then cancelled a roundtrip sailing to Prince Rupert.
Alaska’s Marine Highway System is asking the Legislature to budget $22 million for new fast ferry engines. But it may not use the money if a lawsuit against the shipbuilder succeeds.
The Alaska Marine Highway System plans to change a policy that keeps many horse-owners from taking their animals on ferries.
The Alaska Marine Highway System could be another casualty of federal budget battles. Money used to repair and maintain the aging ferry fleet could become much tighter in the near future.