Shipping and transportation
Added 3/22: supply chain and AK shipping update
Video from Anchorage Mayor Berkowitz and others
Added 3/17: Lynden shipping announcement
FB post: “Lynden is maintaining normal business operations and our services continue to run according to our regular schedules. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have up-to-date procedures and plans posted at www.lynden.com/alert.”
Port of Alaska, shipping is going ahead as planned and will not be delayed (as of March 15th).
Title: Coronavirus/COVID-19 impacts on Port of Alaska in Anchorage operations
“Port of Alaska anticipates no significant change in fuel or cargo vessel service due to the ongoing coronavirus-/COVID-19-related national emergency. Cargo shippers are maintaining normal shipping schedules.” View full release on the Port of Alaska Website.
Port of Seattle website.
Port of Oakland is experiencing a longshoreman strike due to a Princess cruise ship docking there, which may slow down some shipments since Oakland is such a large port. Look for updates on google. Port of Oakland main website.
Link to story about the cruise ship and the port.
Link to March 16th announcement about the port and airport remaining open.