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Engine repairs to delay return of Alaska ferry Kennicott


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A ferry that has been out of operation since January for its annual overhaul will return to service later than expected because it needs additional repair work, officials said.

The Kennicott ferry will resume its coastal route from Washington state to Kodiak on March 30, two weeks later than planned, CoastAlaska News reported Friday.

The delay comes after crews found more work needed to be done on the Kennicott’s engines, Alaska Marine Highway General Manager John Falvey said.

``We learned just a few days ago from . the engine manufacturer that because of the unexp...

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