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Another record-breaking fish season in Alaska

When Lynden Air Cargo carried the first fresh fish out of Bristol Bay in June, it kicked off another record-breaking fish season. According to...

AML adds reefers to ease supply chain

photo caption: Alaska Marine Lines reefers arrive in Dutch Harbor.Alaska Marine Lines’ new refrigerated containers enter service just in time. This...

Women in Construction Week at Lynden companies

Aloha Marine Lines and Lynden Logistics participated in Women in Construction (WIC) Week 2022 in March as part of Women's History Month and...

AML Maintenance and Repair team achieves new heights in safety

Proving that safety is job one at Alaska Marine Lines, the Maintenance and Repair (M&R) team came up with a 'better mousetrap,' according to Steve...

Lynden wins Best of Juneau Award

We're excited to announce that Alaska Marine Lines was voted a "Best of Juneau" gold winner. Juneau’s businesses are owned, managed and staffed by...

Aloha Marine Lines moves boats for Pacific Whale Foundation

Aloha Marine Lines recently transported two large tour boats for the Pacific Whale Foundation. Celebrations sailed from Seattle followed by Ocean...

Lynden celebrates female leadership and contributions

International Women's Day is March 8, and during the month of March women are being recognized for their social, economic, cultural and political...

Lynden makes important deliveries in hard-to-reach places

Lynden Air Cargo participated in two lifesaving projects this winter on opposite ends of the globe. Two flights were chartered to La Paz, Bolivia to...

A look back at the Kivalina Evacuation road and bridge project in Western Alaska

Although all Lynden shipments are important, it's not every day that Alaska Marine Lines transports cargo used to build an evacuation bridge for an...

Alaska Marine Lines wraps up strong fish season

"We had a very good seafood year," says Tyler Maurer, Alaska Marine Lines Seafood Sales Manager. The 2021 fish season for Alaska Marine Lines and the...

A wish comes true in Wrangell

Arrowhead Transfer Port Manager Scott Curley heard about a surprise shipment of Cars-themed bedroom furniture arriving in Wrangell on the barge. He...

Everyday Hero Profile: Gordy Lindblad

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Alaska Marine Lines increases capacity with 600 new containers

This spring, the M/V Saga Welco Indiana departed the port of Qingdao, China, with 600 new refrigerated shipping containers on their way to be put...

Lynden companies team up to deliver emergency supplies for Anacortes water system

Lynden companies stepped up to help the City of Anacortes, WA when it experienced a shortage of chlorine for its regional water system. Despite a...

Aloha Marine Lines transports heaviest cargo load yet to Hawaii

Aloha Marine Lines Voyage H0497W, which departed in December last year, carried the heaviest cargo load Aloha Marine Lines has ever transported from...

Lynden companies team up

The combined talents of employees at Alaska Marine Lines, Alaska Marine Trucking and Alaska West Express were behind the successful move of four...

Proximity alarm system on the job at Alaska Marine Lines

Alaska Marines Lines recently implemented a new safety device to increase awareness of the movement of people and equipment in Seattle and Southeast...

Goodbye and good luck to twelve Lynden retirees

Twelve veteran Lynden employees wrapped up their careers at the end of 2020. We wish them well in retirement. Mark Sheehan, Alaska Marine Lines and...

Locomotives all arrive safely by barge in Skagway

Recently the Whittier Provider and the Bering Titan delivered two locomotives to Skagway for the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway. This delivery...

Everyday Hero Profile: Jeff McKenney

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Knik improves and maintains infrastructure in Alaska

Summer months are the busy season for Knik Construction and, this year, crews wrapped up two projects in Bethel, AK. The Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway...

Juneau masks

In Juneau, local business Capital Canvas converted its facility to start producing face masks, shields and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)...

New ramp on the job in Juneau

Landing ramps are essential marine equipment in Southeast Alaska. The massive steel ramps connect the barge to land, allowing for the safe and smooth...

Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade ballast systems

Four Alaska Marine Lines rail barges are getting new piping and ballast systems designed by marine industry leader Glosten with installation by ...

Alaska Marine Lines celebrates 40 years

Alaska Marine Lines celebrates its 40th anniversary this year! That is 40 years we've been privileged to serve our amazing customers and local...

North to Alaska, South by Barge: Voyage of a Reefer Tech

Every fishing season, Alaska Marine Lines refrigeration mechanics (reefer techs) leave Seattle and make the journey north to keep Lynden's...

Alaska Marine Lines expands fleet with two big barges

Alaska Marine Lines (dba Aloha Marine Lines in Hawaii) expanded its fleet with the purchase of two cargo barges, the Kamakani and Namakani, from...

Alaska Marine Lines employees participate in Stay 6', Stay Safe campaign

Alaska Marine Lines launched a Stay 6', Stay Safe campaign and contest to encourage social distancing among onsite employees in Seattle, Alaska and...

New features added to Lynden's mobile app

Lynden's mobile app recently received updates, including expanded GPS map tracking and shipment detail. The app has also been updated for...

Lynden supports Alaska wrestling club

Alaska Marine Lines and Lynden Transport donated the transportation of a container of wrestling mats earlier this year to Soldotna, AK for use by the...

Lynden companies provide community support

Lynden companies showed their support to local organizations this winter in Alaska and California. Alaska Marine Lines Account Managers, Mike Morris...

Hydroelectric project will move Kake off diesel power

Construction is under way for a new hydropower facility in Kake, AK and Alaska Marine Lines is supporting the project by transporting penstock pipe...

Honoring Lynden retirees

We would like to recognize the following Lynden employees who retired this past year. We are grateful for their service and contributions to Lynden,...

Alaska Marine Lines delivers Together Tree

The 2019 Together Tree, an 18-foot Sitka Spruce harvested from Revillagigedo Island in Ketchikan, was transported to Juneau by Alaska Marine Lines...

Supporting future Supply Chain & Logistics professionals

Lynden continues its financial support of the Highline Community College Follow the Supply Chain Study Abroad Logistics Program. Recently, students...

Everyday Hero profile: Joy Mendes

Lynden is recognizing employees who make a difference every day on the job and demonstrate our core values, Lynden's very own everyday heroes!...

Water main break left homes without drinking water

When a water main broke in the small community of Kake, AK, the mayor and two city employees put out over 2,000 feet of fire hose to bypass the...

Juneau driver’s fast actions prevent damages and injury

The quick response of new Alaska Marine Trucking Driver Andrew Lawson saved company equipment and prevented the loss of three new cars belonging to a...

Lynden's Joan Nacino represents women in construction industry

Aloha Marine Lines Account Executive Joan Nacino made the cover of Building Industry Hawaii magazine’s March issue. Joan serves as Vice President of...

Lynden supports students studying transportation

Alaska Marine Lines Vice President Jake Maenpa serves on the advisory board for Highline College's Global Trade and Supply Chain Management Program....

Lynden companies bring Ted Stevens statue to Alaska

A life-size bronze statue of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was unveiled Feb. 23 at the Anchorage airport that bears his name. With Lynden’s...

Plane floats home after emergency landing

Lynden is known for responding to emergencies. In a recent case, a pilot made an emergency landing on Etolin Island, AK with no landing strip and a...

Alaska Marine Lines expands Western Alaska service to Arctic ports

Alaska Marine Lines, an Alaska marine transportation company, is expanding its service from Seattle and Anchorage to the Arctic Region in 2019. ...

Companies work together on international move

A recent project for a return customer involved four Lynden companies and three modes of transportation. Lynden Logistics was called upon to move...

Lynden proudly supports government and military projects

Lynden companies have served the government and the Department of Defense (DOD) for decades by providing reliable transportation services, emergency...

New ocean shipping options to Hawaii and Guam

Lynden Logistics has served the Hawaiian Islands for more than 30 years and provided service to Guam for more than 20 years. For 2018, Lynden has...

Ready for Bristol Bay salmon season

Alaska Marine Trucking's Rick McKinley snapped this photo of the Alaska Trader leaving Dutch Harbor, AK last month on its way to Naknek. The fully...

Alaska Marine Lines brings new school buses to Kenai Peninsula

Students on the Kenai Peninsula are riding in style thanks to new Apple Bus Company buses delivered via Alaska Marine Lines. "We moved 88 buses from...

Alaska Marine Lines named Philanthropic Business of the Year

Alaska Marine Lines was honored as a 2017 Philanthropic Business of the Year by the Juneau Community Foundation this fall. Alaska Marine Lines has...

Going Dutch

It's been a busy summer for Alaska Marine Lines' Dutch Harbor Service Center. The team recently handled the transport of a 60-ton rotor for Westward...

Alaska Marine Lines donates transport of historic sailboat

 

Alaska Marine Lines stepped in to help the Bristol Bay Historical Society move a 1932 sailboat from Anchorage to Naknek for display in the...

Lean & Green: Lynden facilities continue to save energy

The annual Earth Day celebration is a good time to recognize Lynden employees who continue to do more with less, decreasing their energy use while...

Alaska Marine Lines barge fills in for Turner Joy

Alaska Marine Lines' Kuskokwim Trader filled in for the USS Turner Joy museum ship this winter serving as a temporary breakwater to protect the...

Bird makes unexpected voyage on Aloha Marine Lines

Update: the albatross is finishing up rehab in California and hopefully will be heading home soon!

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In April a freeloading albatross hitched a...

Alaska Marine Lines launches new barge to serve Southeast Alaska

Alaska Marine Lines celebrated the launch of its newest barge, Skagway Provider, at a ceremony July 7 at Gunderson Marine in Portland, Ore. where the...

Lynden companies carry ceremonial totem pole to Hoonah, AK

Alaska Marine Lines and LTI, Inc. donated the transportation of a ceremonial totem pole from Bellingham, WA to Hoonah, AK for a June 4 dedication in...

Alaska Marine Lines protects local waters in Seattle

Alaska Marine Lines/ Terminal 115 (Y-5) has gone above and beyond to prevent pollution and keep sediment, trace metals and accidental spills out of...

Multi-modal project supports pipeline pump station

Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines recently completed a nine-month multimodal move of pipe skids and other freight for an oil pipeline...

New marine safety system launched

Executive management from Naknek Barge Lines, Bering Marine Corporation and Alaska Marine Lines met in Seattle earlier this year for the first...

New barge ramps in Ketchikan, Petersburg

After 30 years of service, Alaska Marine Lines’ Ketchikan barge ramp has moved to Petersburg. In its place is a new port cargo ramp constructed by...

Lynden Air Cargo flies wood bison to new home in Alaska

Lynden Air Cargo, Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines were part of a major wildlife conservation project to relocate 100 wood bison from...

Northland becomes 'Alaska Marine Lines' in Western Alaska

Alaska Marine Lines, Inc. changed the name of its Western Alaska service from Northland Services to Alaska Marine Lines this month. The name change...

Alaska Marine Lines invests in world's most efficient refrigerated units

Alaska Marine Lines, a Lynden company providing marine transportation to and from Alaska, is continuing its efforts to work lean and green by...

Northland joins the Lynden family of companies

The Lynden family of companies is pleased to welcome Northland Services, a marine transportation company providing shipping between Seattle, Alaska...

Alaska Marine Lines moves canoes for historic native gathering

Twenty people in two canoes left Douglas, AK this spring on their way to Wrangell for the rededication of the Chief Shakes Tribal House, a memorable...

Amphibious craft gets multi-modal ride all the way to Barrow

Alaska Marine Trucking, Alaska Marine Lines, Lynden Transport and Lynden Air Cargo all played a role in the multi-modal move of an amphibious unit...

Alaska Marine Lines loads drill rig supply vessel in record time

In the latest example of Lynden teamwork, Alaska Marine Lines assisted Lynden Logistics in meeting the needs of customer Furie Operating Alaska LLC....

Alaska Marine Lines prepared for heavy herring shipments this season

Herring season has arrived in Southeast Alaska.  Each year, fishermen eagerly await the opening of the Sitka Sound Herring season.  The fish is a...

Lynden Signs Purchase Agreement to Buy Northland Services

Lynden Signs Purchase Agreement to Buy Northland ServicesCompanies Agree on Sale Framework: Lengthy Process Remains Before Deal is Completed

Lynden...

Alaska West Express Tests Extended Oil Changes

Alaska West Express is testing an on-board oil filtration system on six of its tractors that is allowing the company to operate even more clean and...

Teamwork Builds Field of Dreams in Sitka

For years, Sitka High School baseball coach Ed Conway tried without success to work out a plan that would restore his team’s eroding baseball and...

Alaska Marine Lines improves performance of refrigerated equipment

Over the past few years Alaska Marine Lines has phased out its 220-volt reefers and transitioned to more efficient 440-volt units. This involved...

Looking for Goldilocks? Juneau employees get an unexpected visitor

Alaska Marine Lines Customer Service Representative Kelly MacDonald recently sent this picture of a black bear atop the dumpster in the Juneau yard....

Alaska Marine Lines warehouseman dances with native group

When he’s not working on the docks at Alaska Marine Lines in Seattle, Darius Sanidad is singing and dancing in The Git-Hoan Dancers, led by...

Giant windmill blades ride barge to Alaska

These windmill blades, measuring 148 feet long, recently rode Alaska Marine Lines’ railbarge Fairbanks Provider from Seattle to Whittier. The...

It's salmon season in Alaska!

A sure sign of spring in Alaska is when the world-renowned Copper River Salmon season begins in mid-May. Alaska Marine Lines, along with other...

A lofty spot for a trip to Skagway

Something old and something new is an apt description for this newly constructed parlor car perched atop Alaska Marine Lines’ containers in the...

Lynden supports the ‘troops’ in Seattle and Alaska

It’s become an annual tradition at Alaska Marine Lines’ warehouses in Seattle and Southeast Alaska: Thousands of cases of Girl Scout cookies arrive...

Lynden companies team up for mining haul in Yukon, U.S. and Canada

Last year, four Lynden companies teamed up on a project to transport lead and zinc ore concentrate from the Yukon Territory to Washington and then...

U.S. Army transportation group visits Alaska Marine Lines

This past fall, the 833D Transportation Battalion of the Army took a trip across the Duwamish River from their headquarters building in Seattle for...

Alaska Marine Lines receives award from Juneau Empire newspaper

The Juneau Empire newspaper recently announced that Alaska Marine Lines was voted No. 1 by the community in the "Best Transportation/Shipping...

Alaska Marine Lines moves wind turbine to Sitka school

Alaska Marine Lines helped transport a wind turbine to Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe School as part of a U.S. Department of Energy program to raise...

Darigold selects Lynden Transport to move products to Alaska stores

When a Wal-Mart customer in Kenai places a carton of milk in their shopping cart, that milk made its way to Alaska via Lynden Transport – at least...

"Choosing the right freight shipping company"

I recently came across an article titled "Avoid Inconveniences By Choosing The Right Freight Shipping Company", written by Amy Nutt. The article...

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