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UPDATE: Tustumena schedule ‘is fluid,’ hopes to sail Saturday 13th, actual date depends on testing results

Alaska Ferry M/V Tusutmena

UPDATE:  Sailings for the M/V Tustumena are now said to be “fluid,” and while ferry officials hope to keep the original Saturday sailing, when the Tusty will actually depart Homer depends on test results. Kodiak’s local ferry office manager, Amanda Becker told KMXT on Monday evening the Tustumena will be disinfected, and then some tests will be taken to determine …

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Tustumena Delayed to July

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Tustumena will be out of service for longer than anticipated. Meadow Bailey, a Public Information Officer with the Department of Transportation, says the Tustumena had docked for an overhaul with an original return-to-service date of May 27. “There was some discovery during its annual overhaul that there was additional extensive steel waste found in the engine room, …

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