Anchorage’s Polynesian community has collected thousands of pounds of clothing, food, water and other goods for Tonga.
The CEO of the Food Bank of Alaska says the Hawaii-based shipping company’s commitment is huge, especially with food insecurity rates spiking with the pandemic.
The tug crews fit into a category of essential workers the general public rarely sees — even less so now that shore leave by mariners and visitors boarding the vessels are almost completely forbidden.
A group of Chinese business delegates from the northeastern city of Harbin visited Anchorage Friday to foster discussions over future endeavors the two entities can work together on.
Fish oil is considered an environmental hazard, but is far less damaging than crude oil.
“If you eat it, wear it, use it, or drive it, it’s on the ship,” said Grace Greene, vice president and general manager for Tote in Alaska.
After years of financial trouble, Horizon Lines has announced plans to sell off its routes in Alaska and Hawaii.
State officials in Hawaii say there’s little they can do to clean up a 223,000-gallon molasses spill that has killed thousands of fish, as swimmers, surfers and snorkelers were being warned that the massive die-off could attract sharks.