February 18, 2014 - Federal Way, WA - Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean) has announced that Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac™) for the largest LNG conversions ever undertaken in North America. In making this decision John Parrott, President of Totem Ocean, cited Wärtsilä’s proven technology as a deciding factor in selecting the company. Mr. Parrott emphasized that “maintaining reliable, on time service is critical to Totem Ocean’s customers as well as the economy and citizens of Alaska.”
A team from the Anchorage office were sent to the Seward Annual Polar Bear Jump Off to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The team consisted of Shannon Martindale, Holly Hubbard, Jenne Kriner, Cody Gongora and Stacy George.
All the towels for the jumpers were donated by Totem Ocean and the team raised an additional $2700 in donations (plus $2500 from the company). "I am so proud of this team for jumping for a good cause!" commented Grace Green, Alaska General Manager.
Last summer, workers demolishing an old Alaska Railroad warehouse near Ship Creek found something unusual inside a wall. It was an old-fashioned photo album: Black leather-bound cover with pages made of delicate black paper. "Marie and Irvan Christian" was embossed on the front cover.
Read more at the Anchorage Daily News.