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It’s official: Cruise line wants new dock downtown (Juneau)



Norwegian Cruise Line - NCL (logo)Norwegian Cruise Lines intends to build an additional cruise ship dock at the property the company recently purchased on Egan Drive in downtown Juneau. “Broadly, they’re interested in a cruise ship dock,” City Manager Rorie Watt told the Assembly at its regular meeting Monday night. (juneauempire.com)

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‘We were hoping for a local buyer’: Land sold to cruise line, but what they’ll build remains a mystery



Norwegian Cruise Lines paid $20 million for a plot of land on Juneau’s downtown waterfront last week, but what they intend to do with it remains unknown. The announcement of the sale only happened Monday, with Norwegian spending $7 million more than the next highest bidder, Royal Caribbean, in the sealed bid process. (juneauempire.com)

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Veto blocks cruise funding for Marine Exchange



Alaska’s primary provider of real-time marine vessel tracking has lost 11 percent of its funding. That’s following a line item veto by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in the 2020 capital budget. After Gov. Dunleavy’s first round of vetoes, the legislature re-inserted the $400,000 in cruise ship passenger revenue to support the Marine Exchange of Alaska’s network of ship tracking stations. (alaskapublic.org)

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Princess Cruises Connects Guests with Local Experts Ashore with Launch of Local Connections: Alaska



Princess Cruises - AlaskaNew for the 2019 season and celebrating the cruise line’s 50th year sailing in Alaska, Princess Cruises has partnered with a team of local experts in Alaska to give guests even more exclusive and authentic experiences ashore as part of the cruise line’s award-winning “Local Connections” program.

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Financing Alaska: What happens if the Ocean Rangers stop monitoring cruise ships?




Celebrity Infinity at Icy Strait Point, AlaskaThe watchdog group that monitors the cruise ship industry didn’t survive the governor’s veto. The Ocean Ranger program, which was created 11 years ago after a voter-approved ballot initiative, puts Coast Guard-trained observers aboard cruise ships to monitor their environmental operations and marine discharges. It’s paid for with a $4-per-person berth fee and raises about $4 million yearly. (ktuu.com)

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Investigation launched after Holland America cruise ship appears to just miss pod of humpback whales



The Eurodam - HALThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) is investigating after a Holland America cruise liner “may have made contact” with a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Alaska. The liner, the Eurodam, was filmed sailing alongside the whales on Monday morning, according to footage shared to social media by Brent Kidd Palmer. (foxnews.com)

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Enjoy a Dinner to Remember with Seabourn’s New ‘Cook Your Catch’ Experience Available in Alaska & British Columbia




Seabourn (Logo) Seabourn has a new offering that is sure to reel in guests hungry for adventure and the freshest, wildest Alaska seafood imaginable. It’s “Enjoy Your Catch”, an exclusive culinary experience offering a memorable opportunity for guests to not only hook but also savor their own personal catch of the day in the midst of an ‘Ultimate Alaska’ voyage exploring the majestic wilderness of Alaska & British Columbia aboard Seabourn Sojourn over the summer season ahead.

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