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Trump Versus Trump as President’s Son Opposes Alaska Mine Site

Donald Trump Jr.

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 5, 2020 Trump Jr. tweets that Pebble Mine threatens nearby fishery | Tweet comes two weeks after Army Corps agreed to final review By Joe Deaux for Bloomberg – Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter on Tuesday to oppose a mining project in southwestern Alaska that his father’s administration has previously supported. Trump Jr. said he “100%” agreed with …

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Cruising that makes sense. US small ship cruise line restarts cruises to Alaska

Cruise ship glacier

PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2020 Seattle-based UnCruise Adventures resumed cruising this weekend from Juneau aboard its small Wilderness Adventurer, with just 37 passengers and 30 crew SEATTLE– On a weekend when at least two cruise lines in Europe have badly stumbled as they tried to restart cruising, a small boutique cruise ship company called UnCruise Adventures has restarted cruises to Alaska. …

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Alaska sets another record COVID-19 count. Dozens of cases among seafood workers

Seafood processing line. Yellow aprons. Fish. Hands. Knives

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2020 Seafood workers in Alaska are driving new COVID-19 case counts higher | Juneau announced another 26 cases among Alaska Glacier Seafood employees on Sunday ANCHORAGE – The fact that COVID-19 is spreading among seafood workers shouldn’t come as any surprise. We’ve seen this same story play out at meatpacking plants across the country. SUPPLY: American Meat …

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Five Believed Dead as Fishing Vessel Sinks in Bering Sea

Photo of a fishing boat called Scandies Rose in calm water

Reuters, January 2, 2020 By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year’s Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid high winds and heavy seas. There were two survivors: crewmen who took …

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America’s small ports: The Port of Barrow, Alaska

Abandoned boat on the shoreline with two whale bones forming an arch beside it. View of a flat empty sea in the background.

PortandTerminal.com, December 27, 2019 Editor’s note: How many ports in the United States can you name? Remembering the top-10 ports should be reasonably easy for most of us in the maritime industry. But could you name another twenty or thirty American ports after that? In this series, we’ll introduce you to some of America’s smaller, lesser-known ports. According to the …

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