New Research Ship Will Be Operated By UAF

A new research ship to be based in Alaska, hits the water next month. The 261 foot Sikuliaq is being built at a shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin for the National Science Foundation. The $200 million ice going ship will be operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and home ported at its Seward Marine Center to serve scientists from around the world.

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