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By Mike Swasey
KHNS radio, Haines 

Skagway looks for solution to rockslides that shut down cruise ship berth

 

September 28, 2022



The busy cruise ship town of Skagway is looking for a solution to the rockslides that continue to roll down on its largest cruise ship dock. It also hopes to prevent a major rockslide that experts are calling inevitable.

And as winter approaches, the window to execute a workable solution gets smaller and smaller.

The forward berth of the town’s largest cruise ship dock was shut down earlier this summer, about a week before a large slide hit the area. The town has been operating only three out of four berths ever since. That has resulted in the loss of about 125,000 passengers this season....



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