Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard terminates voyage of passenger vessel operating in Whittier, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel illegally carrying passengers for hire operating out of Whittier Friday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Valdez ordered the Pacific Provider to return to its port of origin in Whittier. Two passengers provided statements to a Coast Guard Station Valdez boarding team that they paid for a trip on the Pacific Provider. The...

Lightering completed on tug Pathfinder towing operations commencing

VALDEZ, Alaska – Lightering of the Crowley tugboat Pathfinder has concluded after crews removed fuel from the damaged tanks aboard the vessel Friday night.