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Alaska Marine Highways announces another round of ferry cancellations, tickets being refunded

The Alaska Marine Highway System cancelled a round of sailings involving six ferries due to the ongoing strike by employees represented by the Inlandboatmen’s Union. According to a press release received by KMXT, the cancellations and scheduled next sailing are as follows.   MV Kennicott: remains canceled through August 7. When service resumes it will be the resumption of the …

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After Xmas at Homeport Kodiak, Tusty Sails Again

The Alaska State Ferry Tustumena got back underway again this morning after being tied up in Kodiak over the holiday weekend due to inclement weather. According to weather records, southeast winds on Christmas Eve were gusting over 40 knots. The Alaska Marine Highway home office sent a notice Saturday afternoon that due to those high winds and resultant heavy seas, …

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Old Harbor Ferry Service Starts Today

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska State Ferry service is set to begin to Old Harbor today (Monday). The ferry Tustumena is scheduled to arrive from Sand Point at about 6:30 this evening on its first regularly scheduled stop. It will depart an hour later, and arrive in Kodiak at 3 a.m. tomorrow. Port calls to Old Harbor this summer will only occur …

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