The idea is to work together to develop technology, infrastructure and best practices so that cruises no longer pump greenhouse gases that cause global climate change into the atmosphere.
Recent supply chain disruptions related to the pandemic have put a snag on distribution across the West Coast, leading to shortages and higher prices.
When the Serenade of the Seas ties up on Friday, it’ll be the first ship to visit Ketchikan since Oct. 5, 2019 — 21 months ago.
Waste from the nuclear plant will be trucked from Fort Greely to the Alaska Railroad yard in Fairbanks, where the material will be loaded onto railcars.
The 30 passengers and five crew eventually departed Seattle on a replacement plane after a roughly seven-hour delay.
September 12 marks six months since Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Alaska’s first known case of COVID-19. We thought now was a good time to pause and take stock of where we are — and to look back on how we got here.
The announcement extinguishes any chance of salvaging Alaska’s delayed cruise ship season.
The Port of Seattle announced this week its cruise ship season would be delayed “until the resolution of the public health emergency.”
Reconfiguring Ketchikan’s downtown cruise dock to accommodate larger ships could cost up to $150 million. But improvements aren’t optional if Ketchikan wants to remain a premier cruise destination.
Shell spent more than $8 billion and nearly a decade looking for oil in the Chukchi Sea, including $1.4 billion this year alone.