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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...

Lynden supports WaveForm's U.S. growth

Explosive growth in the diabetes care industry has ushered in many new products, including the Cascade Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) created 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...

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...

Freight gets white-glove treatment from Lynden

Rachael Ray is a big name in the cooking world, and her husband, co-host and business partner John Cusimano is also a well-known musician and founder...

Lynden moves historic Austrian farmhouse to Canada

It took almost two years, but visitors to the Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon, B.C. can now walk into a 16th century farmhouse originally built in...

Lynden mariners keep waters and people safe

Lynden's captains, engineers, mates and deck hands do more than just deliver freight via barge, landing craft and tugboat. These mariners are the...

Lynden innovations and equipment make for calm seas

Lynden is known for providing innovative solutions to its customers. In a new twist on the term 'holding pen,' Lynden created a specially designed...

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...

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...

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...

Bison bulls relocate to Sitkalidak Island in Alaska with Lynden's help

Earlier this year the Alutiiq Tribe of Old Harbor, AK was awarded three bison bulls from Yellowstone National Park to improve the genetic diversity...

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...

Lynden employees help deliver medical supplies to Lebanon

Earlier this year Lynden Logistics' Wendy Pavlik, Dave McGeath and Ollie Ladd had to keep calm and carry on while waiting out a blocked ocean...

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...

Puerto Rico expansion and new Jacksonville location helps businesses rebuild

Lynden Logistics is supporting Puerto Rico businesses as they continue to rebuild and recover from the effects of Hurricane Maria. In March, Lynden...

Lynden ships equipment to support Guatemalan firefighters

"As I told you when we met, we're probably going to ask a bit more of you than your typical client does, but it will be about things we can do...

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. ...

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...

It Takes a Village

Lynden supports Ward Village construction and other projects

Lynden Logistics caught the wave—and made sure the wave caught the flight from London to...

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 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...

New world to Alaska ocean service

Through its worldwide network of international partners and sister companies serving Alaska, Lynden Logistics introduced a new service this spring...

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...

Lynden Logistics sends classics across the pond

Gas tank drained. Check. Battery cables tied back. Check. Original Bill of Sale and shipper photo ID. Check.

After 18 years at Lynden Logistics and...

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...

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...

Lynden Logistics moves to new Puerto Rico location

Lynden Logistics, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, recently relocated its Puerto Rico Service Center to offer new...

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...

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 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...

Multi-modal beach delivery for Olgoonik project at Wainwright

Lynden Transport recently coordinated a multi-modal move from Anchorage to Prudhoe Bay to support the Olgoonik Project, the construction of a...

Lynden helps Taco Bell with "Operation Alaska" in Bethel

The folks at Taco Bell call it a “doozy of a story” and it is. Lynden companies are often called upon to make the impossible possible in Alaska and,...

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 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...

Lynden Logistics expands EZ Commerce to include Domestic Ocean freight

Recently Lynden Logistics expanded the capabilities of their EZ Commerce system. Customers now have the opportunity to use EZ Commerce when moving...

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...

The "fine art" of shipping art

Dave Coles squints into the Arizona sun as he watches a crane operator attach straps to a 40-foot Hapag-Lloyd container. With a whine, the crane’s...

Lynden Logistics launches enhanced Hawaii ocean service

After celebrating over 25 years in Hawaii earlier this year, Lynden Logistics has expanded ocean freight capabilities to the Hawaiian Islands and...

Lynden employee invited aboard Aircraft Carrier

“It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will always remember,” says Gaylon Nunn of Lynden’s Help Desk in Seattle. Gaylon was one of 14...

New Lynden location and services in Carolina, Puerto Rico

Lynden Logistics recently relocated and expanded its Puerto Rico facilities and operations from Guaynabo to Carolina. The new location features a...

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