GPA developed the design package and provided Owner’s representation and inspection services throughout the construction process for Alaska Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s (IFA) 60-meter passenger and vehicle ferry, the M/V Stikine.
Following the IFA’s first vessel, the M/V Prince of Wales, for which GPA provided the Detailed/Production Design, the vessel was constructed in 2005 at Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, WA.
The M/V Stikine has a passenger capacity of 160 and a car capacity of 30 and is currently on its primary service route between Coffman Cove, Wrangell, and Petersburg, Alaska. The passenger deck includes a full service galley, restaurant, lounge, restrooms, forward observation lounge with reclining chairs, reading room, quiet room, children's playroom, and solarium.
The crew spaces include a day room, restroom and lockers for the 12-hour shifts but no overnight accommodations. The Stikine was delivered in March 2006.
Length Overall 60.2 m (197 ft)
Beam 16.2 m (53 ft)
Draft 3.4 m (11 ft)
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