ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM

  • Engineering District : Alaska
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES
  • Area of Operation : CAPE CHEERFUL, KODIAK, PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA TO BELLINGHAM, WA
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 10
    • Vessels List : AURORA, CHENEGA, COLUMBIA, FAIRWEATHER (FVF), KENNICOTT, LE CONTE, MALASPINA, MATANUSKA, TAKU, TUSTUMENA
  • Address
    7559 N. TONGASS KETCHIKAN AK 99901
  • Contact
    • Phone : 907-228-7252
7559 N. TONGASS KETCHIKAN AK 99901

Managed Vessels

AURORA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHENEGA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

COLUMBIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FAIRWEATHER (FVF)

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENNICOTT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

LE CONTE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MALASPINA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MATANUSKA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TAKU

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TUSTUMENA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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