ALASKA RIVERWAYS

  • Engineering District : Alaska
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS
  • Area of Operation : CHENA AND TANANA RIVERS - FAIRBANKS, AK
  • Vessels
    • Passenger : 3
    • Vessels List : DISCOVERY, DISCOVERY II, DISCOVERY III
  • Address
    1975 DISCOVERY DRIVE FAIRBANKS AK 99708
  • Contact
    • Phone : 907-479-6673
1975 DISCOVERY DRIVE FAIRBANKS AK 99708

Managed Vessels

DISCOVERY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

DISCOVERY II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

DISCOVERY III

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

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Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger

Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger

Crowley Fuels LLC has signed a contract with Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of a new 100,000-barrel-capacity articulated tug-barge (ATB) to transport multiple clean petroleum products in the Alaska market.   The Alaska-class vessel will be built at Bollinger Marine Fabricators Shipyard, in Amelia, La., with an expected delivery in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Trump Aims to Open Nearly All US Offshore to Oil Drilling

Trump Aims to Open Nearly All US Offshore to Oil Drilling

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed opening nearly all U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, a move aimed at boosting domestic energy production that sparked protests from coastal states, environmentalists and the tourism industry.   The effort to open previously off-limits acreage in the Atlantic

Eni Begins Drilling Oil Well in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

Eni Begins Drilling Oil Well in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

Italian oil producer Eni this week began drilling a new well in U.S. waters off the north coast of Alaska, becoming the first company to do so since 2015, federal regulators said on Wednesday.   The oil and gas firm is working from an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea about three miles off Oliktok Point in the Arctic Ocean. The well is expected to run more than 6 miles (10 km) long.

Overconfidence, Poor Training Sank El Faro: NTSB Report

Overconfidence, Poor Training Sank El Faro: NTSB Report

The sinking of the U.S. freighter El Faro in 2015 with the loss of 33 lives came after an overconfident captain set the ship and its poorly trained crew on a collision course with a hurricane, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its final report on Tuesday.   It was the worst U.S. maritime disaster in 30 years.

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

A group of 37 U.S.-based scientists whose research focuses on Arctic wildlife asked two U.S. senators in a letter on Thursday not to open the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, according to a copy seen by Reuters.   The scientists, including several retired former officials from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S.

TOTE Invests (again) in LNG Conversions

TOTE Invests (again) in LNG Conversions

TOTE Inc., courtesy of being the first in the world to order containerships powered by LNG, have been leaders in the push to design and build tonnage ahead of the emissions regulation curve. The company again makes headline with the announcement that TOTE Maritime Alaska has contracted MAN PrimeServ – MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division – to convert a pair of RoRo ships

Man Charged with Murdering Wife on Cruise Ship

Man Charged with Murdering Wife on Cruise Ship

A Utah man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife onboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in Southeast Alaska.   Kenneth Manzanares, 39, of Santa Clara, Utah, was charged by criminal complaint with the murder of his 39-year-old wife, Kristy, in their shared cruise ship cabin on July 25.

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan to Drill Offshore Alaska

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan to Drill Offshore Alaska

Eni US will become the first energy company allowed to explore for oil in federal waters off Alaska since 2015 after the Trump administration this week approved a drilling plan on leases the company has been sitting on for 10 years.   The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved the drilling plan of Eni US

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

A keel laying ceremony was held for Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) new cruise ship Norwegian Bliss at the shipbuilder Meyer Werft’s facility in Papenburg, Germany.   During the ceremony, one of the keel blocks of the 167,800 gross ton vessel was lifted into the covered building hall, signifying a major milestone in the ship’s construction.

Southwest Alaska Pilots Order Gladding-Hearn Pilot boat

Southwest Alaska Pilots Order Gladding-Hearn Pilot boat

The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association in Homer, Alaska has ordered a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery is scheduled for 2018.      With a length overall of 75.7’, beam of 20.6’ and draft of 3.11’, the all-aluminum Galveston Class pilot boat features the C. Raymond Hunt-designed Deep V hull.

OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy

OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy

On December 20, 2016, in an 11th hour unilateral action designed to cement his environmental legacy, President Obama withdrew 3.8 million acres in the north and mid-Atlantic Ocean and 115 million acres in the U.S. Arctic Ocean (including the entire Chukchi Sea and a significant portion of the Beaufort Sea) from future oil and gas leasing.

WRDA 2016: Reclaiming Our Transportation Infrastructure

WRDA 2016: Reclaiming Our Transportation Infrastructure

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