Added ferry service won't return until mid-May


The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) vessels, M/V Columbia, M/V Kennicott, and M/V Tustumena were scheduled to leave the Ketchikan Shipyard and resume service in mid-April and early May 2020. For the safety of AMHS employees and to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 at the Ketchikan Shipyard, AMHS reduced shipboard crew levels on March 25, to the minimum necessary to safely care for assets.

Vigor Ketchikan Shipyard expects to complete overhaul work for the Columbia, Kennicott and Tustumena on schedule, however, additional AMHS crew must first return to Ketchikan to provisi...

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