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UAF takes delivery of Research Vessel Sikuliaq

The University of Alaska Fairbanks today took possession of the newest addition to the U. S. academic fleet, Research Vessel Sikuliaq. Today’s delivery marks the end of the construction phase of the $200 million project and a shift in focus to operations. The ice-capable research ship is owned by the National Science Foundation and will be operated by UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Continue reading

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