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Old February 20th, 2009, 06:44 AM
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I am planning a summer cruise with HAL. I understand that some cruise lines cannot dock at certain Alaskan Ports since they are owned by Princess. is this an issue with HAL
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We've been to Alaska 3 times and I have never heard of this. Where did you get this info? As far as I know Princess doesn't own any docks - if anything they are owned by Carnival Corp. who in turn own Princess and HAL.

The only port that I know is definitely a tender port for all ships is Sitka.

What ports are you visiting & what ship will you be going on?

Alaska is wonderful and you will have a great time.
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i have been to alaska 3 times with HAL and have always docked except in Sitka. HAL is a cruise line with Princess being "grandfathered" in I believe to docking spaces as well as getting permits to Glacier Bay.
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Some of the docks are owned by the state ferry system .

One dock in Skagway is owned by the WPYRR .

It's called the "Railroad Dock"

Most are owned by the state .
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