Alaska is a unique state in many ways. It boasts the largest land mass of any state in the United States and because of this, has the largest coastline not only of any one state, but of all states combined. In addition to these features, Alaska is known for having extremely long summer days and also having some of the shortest winter days on record anywhere.
When it comes to shipping freight to and from Alaska, there are four primary reasons that shipping by air can be the best option. Cost, Reliability, Limits on Cargo and Destinations.
In early October, Caelus Energy, a Dallas-based company, announced a significant light oil discovery on Alaska’s North Slope. In an article published October 11th, in The National Interest, detailing the discovery, many believe this will breathe new life into Alaska’s oil industry.