Types of Vessels and Jobs

There are many different types of jobs available in the Maritime Industry in Alaska.

The different types of ships trading in Alaska include:

Tankers, especially those carrying oil from Valdez to the lower 48 . . . or containerships such as those running from Washington State to Anchorage, Kodiak and Dutch Harbor . . .

Roll On /Roll Off carriers such as Totem Ocean Trailer Express new Midnight Sun . . . or . . .

A containership such as the APL CHINA that runs from Oakland, California to Dutch Harbor and then to the Far East and back . . .
Columbia  Kennicott
Alaska Marine Highway System vessels such as the COLUMBIA and the KENNICOTT

A small passenger vessel such as the Spirit of Alaska . . .
 
Anchor handling, tug supply, tanker escort or towing vessels . . . to name just a few . . .


Jobs may also be available aboard U.S. flag passenger ships such as the
PRIDE OF ALOHA operated by NCL in Hawaii . . .

See Information on Fishing Jobs from the Alaska Department of Labor