M/V Matanuska sailings canceled through late August

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Transportation is reporting that the M/V Matanuska's sailings are canceled through Aug. 20.

    ADOT anticipates that the Matanuska will pick up the schedule northbound from Bellingham at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21.

    Earlier this week, five of Matanuska's passengers tested positive for COVID-19.

    The crew must be tested and are required to receive negative results before the ship resumes service.

    All passengers are being notified and re-booked or refunded as necessary.

    The new sailing schedule is available at FerryAlaska.com, or by contacting your local terminal by dialing 907-465-3941 or toll-free at 1-800-642-0066.

    Service notices may be found at dot.alaska.gov/amhs/service_notices.shtml.


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