Tag: Alaska Marine Highway

A blue and white ferry in the left hand side of the image sails in foggy weather and a foggy mountain in the background

State says ferry repairs are on schedule, but COVID-19 concerns will delay return to service

While repair work has been allowed to continue, some personnel essential for safety certification and provisioning the boat aren't allowed to return to work.

Sailing the Aleutians on the MV Tustumena

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The Alaska Marine Highway System has been in the news a lot lately, beginning with the governor's veto of the ferry budget in the...

Revisiting train and ferry adventures

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We Alaskans have a unique way to get into the backcountry, on our state-owned railroad or ferry system — two of the most fun forms of transportation around. On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’ll celebrate how the train and ferries can get families out to adventures hiking, skiing, paddling, floating and exploring in some truly exotic places. Thanks for listening!

Ferry System Moves Toward Ship Construction

Right now it's an idea and a process of negotiation between those who want to build and design a new ferry and state transportation officials. Local preference is definitely a factor here.