Letter to the Editor
February 28, 2019
To the Editor:
Do you know who is running the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) into the ground? Captain John Falvey, the General Manager of AMHS, a graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy spent 25 years operating offshore deep-sea oil tankers for the Union Oil Company of California and went on to operate fast ferries for 5 years as a high-speed code type rated Captain in both New England and South American waters.
Two northern Alaska Republican Legislators pushed for the fast ferries even though British Columbia and Hawaii told them fast ferries wouldn’t work in Southeast or any other...