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Alaskans, as builders and owners, help launch powerful new class of fishing vessels

Inside a colossal assembly and production hall in Ketchikan, with the newly built commercial fishing vessel Arctic Prowler towering over a patriotic stage, Governor Sean Parnell spoke to a special achievement for Alaska. “This is no ordinary vessel, this Arctic Prowler, because it actually is symbolic of so much,” Parnell said. “It’s proof that Alaskans can and will build Alaska-tough boats and ships to handle these stormy seas.” Read more here  06:57

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority hears proposal for fishery quota loans

23523_354387901211_7651997_aThe program as discussed today would specifically allow low-interest loans for quota purchases by community-based nonprofits, municipalities, and community quota entities. Community development quota, or CDQ, groups would not be eligible for the loans. Those groups would then need to form joint-ventures with others in the industry, like fishing companies or CDQ groups, to fish the quota. Read more#Alaskajournal  21:32

New Ship Assembly Hall To Be Dedicated

Ketchikan, Alaska –  Alaska Ship & Drydock (ASD) in cooperation with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) will host a ceremony March 26 to dedicate the new ship assembly hall at the Ketchikan Shipyard. continue