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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.29.2020]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective May 31, 2020 the barge fuel surcharge to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 17.0% to 14.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.15.2020]

Matson Navigation has announced that effective May 17, 2020 the steamship fuel surcharge to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 17.0% to 14.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 04.17.2020]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective April 19, 2020 the barge fuel surcharge to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 19.0% to 17.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 04.10.2020]

Matson Navigation has announced that effective April 12, 2020 the steamship fuel surcharge to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 19.0% to 17.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Southeast Alaska Barge Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 03.20.2020]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to Southeast Alaska will decrease from 7.5% to 6.0%, effective March 22, 2020
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 02.25.2020]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that the barge fuel surcharge to Central Alaska will decrease from 21.0% to 19.0%, and the barge fuel surcharge to Southeast Alaska will decrease from 8.5% to 7.5%, effective February 23rd 2020.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska [Anchorage - Posted on 02.14.2020]

Matson Navigation has announced that effective February 16, 2020 the steamship fuel surcharge to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 21.0% to 19.0%.
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Severe Weather Delay – Matson Anchorage MAC134N [Anchorage - Posted on 02.13.2020]

Strong headwinds and severe weather will delay the scheduled southbound arrival of the Matson Anchorage into Tacoma until late Thursday, February 13.
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Severe Weather Delay – Matson Anchorage MAC133N [Anchorage - Posted on 02.03.2020]

Ongoing severe weather will delay the scheduled arrival of the Matson Anchorage to Wednesday, February 5, 0900 hours, with cargo available at 1030 hours.
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Severe Weather Delay – Matson Kodiak MKD137N [Anchorage - Posted on 01.31.2020]

Strong headwinds and severe weather will delay the scheduled arrival of the Matson Kodiak to Sunday, February 2, 1030 hours, with cargo available at 1130 hours.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 01.12.2020]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective January 13, 2020 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Southeast Alaska (inclusive of Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka) will change from 9.5% to 8.5%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 12.06.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective December 8, 2019 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Southeast Alaska (inclusive of Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka) will change from 12.0% to 9.5%.
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Span Alaska Transportation, LLC Holiday Hours of Operation and Delivery Schedule [Auburn – Posted on 11.12.2019]

The holiday season is quickly approaching and to assist in your planning needs, Span Alaska Transportation, LLC would like to share with you our hours of operation and delivery schedule.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 11.06.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective November 17, 2019 the barge FSC to Southeast Alaska (inclusive of Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka) will change to 12.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge[ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.24.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective October 27, 2019 the barge fuel surcharge FSC to Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor) will decrease from 23.0% to 21.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.21.2019]

Matson Lines has announced that effective October 27, 2019 the steamship fuel surcharge FSC to Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor) will decrease from 23.0% to 21.0%.
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Severe Weather Delay – Kodiak MKD127N [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.18.2019]

A major winter storm has developed in the Gulf of Alaska bringing with it storm force winds and high seas. The severe weather will delay the scheduled arrival of the Matson Kodiak on Sunday October 20.
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Updated Start of Keep from Freezing “KFF” Service to Fairbanks [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.08.2019]

Due to recent weather conditions and the forecasted temperatures for the near future, we will offer Keep from Freezing service beginning this week (Wednesday, October 9, 2019) for Fairbanks-bound shipments.
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October 16, 2019 Beginning of Keep from Freezing “KFF” Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.07.2019]

As a regular part of our Alaska service, SPAN provides specialized equipment (insulated containers) to protect your shipments from freezing.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge[ANCHORAGE – Posted on 08.04.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective August 4, 2019 the barge fuel surcharge to Central Alaska will decrease from 24.0% to 23.0%.
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Alaska Vessel Delay - Matson Tacoma 120N - 3rd Update [Anchorage - 09.15.2019]

Reserve vessel Lihue (LHE 264N), sailing in lieu of Matson Tacoma, completed repairs and the vessel departed Tacoma on Friday morning. LHE264N is currently expected to arrive Anchorage on Tuesday, September 17.
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Alaska Vessel Delay - Matson Tacoma 120N - 2nd Update [Anchorage - 09.11.2019]

Reserve vessel Lihue (LHE 264N), sailing in lieu of Matson Tacoma, has encountered mechanical issues en route to Tacoma. We are now expecting to depart Tacoma after repairs are complete the evening of Thursday, September 12.
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Alaska Vessel Delay - Matson Tacoma 120N [Anchorage - Posted on 08.30.2019]

Matson Tacoma (MTC) is currently docked in Tacoma awaiting repairs, which we expect to be extensive. As a result, MTC 120N will not sail as scheduled today, Friday, August 30.
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Holiday Schedule Announcement Labor Day [Anchorage - Posted on 08.19.2019]

In observance of Labor Day, all locations for Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed on Monday, Sep 2nd.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 07.22.2019]

Matson Lines has announced that effective July 28, 2019 the steamship fuel surcharge FSC to Central Alaska will decrease from 24.0% to 23.0%.
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Holiday Announcement Fourth of July [Anchorage - Posted on 06.07.2019]

Please be advised that Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed Thursday, July 4th.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.10.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective May 10, 2019 the barge FSC to Southeast Alaska will change to 10.0%.
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Holiday Schedule Announcement [Anchorage - Posted on 05.10.2019]

In observance of Memorial Day, all locations for Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed on Monday, May 27th.
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PRESIDENT’S DAY [Anchorage - Posted on 02.08.2019]

Please be advised that our Auburn, WA terminal will be closed for President’s day February 18, 2019.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge[ANCHORAGE – Posted on 01.11.2019]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective January 13, 2019 the barge fuel surcharge to Central Alaska will decrease from 27.5% to 24%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 01.10.2019]

Matson Lines has announced that effective January 13, 2019 the steamship fuel surcharge to Central Alaska will decrease from 27.5% to 24%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Southeast Alaska Barge Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 12.28.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective January 6, 2019 the barge FSC to Southeast Alaska will change to 8.0%.
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Veterans Day [Auburn – Posted on 11.12.2018]

Thank you for placing yourself between us and danger and for serving as a heroic example of who we are and what we can dream to be.
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Span Alaska Transportation, LLC Holiday Hours of Operation and Delivery Schedule [Auburn – Posted on 11.12.2018]

The holiday season is quickly approaching and to assist in your planning needs, Span Alaska Transportation, LLC would like to share with you our hours of operation and delivery schedule.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – MIDNIGHT SUN [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.26.2018]

Due to increasing fuel prices, Midnight Sun Transportation’s fuel surcharge will increase to 29.5% effective Friday, 11/02/2018.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.24.2018]

Matson Lines has announced that effective November 18, 2018 the steamship fuel surcharge (FSC) to Central Alaska will change to 27.5%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge and Steam [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 07.19.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines and Matson Lines have announced that effective July 15, 2018 the fuel surcharge (FSC) to Central Alaska will change to 25.00%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Southeast Alaska Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 06.18.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective June 24, 2018 the barge FSC to Southeast Alaska will change to 12.5%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.14.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective June 3, 2018 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to Central Alaska will change to 23.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 05.14.2018]

Matson Lines has announced that effective June 3, 2018 the steamship fuel surcharge (FSC) to Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor) will change to 23.0%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Southeast Alaska Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 04.20.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective May 6, 2018 the barge fuel surcharge to Southeast Alaska will change to 11.0%...
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Keep From Freezing Suspension Notice [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 04.05.2018]

Matson Lines has announced that the final sailings for the 2018 KFF season will be the northbound sailing departing Tacoma on 4/18/2018 (MTC074N), and the southbound sailing departing Anchorage on 4/17/2018(MKD075S).
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Barge [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 02.26.2018]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective March 18, 2018 the barge fuel surcharge to Central Alaska will change to 22.5%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – Central Alaska Ship [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 02.16.2018]

Matson Lines has announced that effective March 18, 2018 the steamship fuel surcharge (FSC) to Central Alaska will change to 22.5%.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – MIDNIGHT SUN [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.05.2017]

Due to increasing fuel prices, Midnight Sun Transportation’s fuel surcharge will increase to 22% effective Monday, 10/9/2017.
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Holiday Schedule Announcement Memorial Day [Anchorage - Posted on 05.15.2017]

In observance of Memorial Day, all locations for Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed on Monday, May 29th.
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Keep From Freezing (KFF) Service 2016 [AUBURN/ANCHORAGE – Posted on 10.07.2016]

As a regular part of our Alaska service, SPAN provides specialized equipment (refrigerated and insulated containers) to protect your shipments from freeze damage...
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Fuel Surcharge Format Change – Central Alaska [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 03.15.2016]

Matson Navigation Company, has decided to follow a model that TOTEM Maritime is using and lower the FSC and adjust the base rate accordingly...
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Span Alaska Transportation, LLC Holiday Hours of Operation and Delivery Schedule [Aburn – Posted on 11.09.2015]

The holiday season is quickly approaching and to assist in your planning needs, Span Alaska Transportation, LLC would like to share with you our hours of operation and delivery schedule.
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Fuel Surcharge Change Notice – S.E. Alaska Service [ANCHORAGE – Posted on 8.17.2015]

Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective August 23, 2015 the fuel surcharge to Southeast Alaska will decrease from 9.0% to 7.0%.
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