Alaska's attorney general OKs Lynden barge deal

(JUNEAU, Alaska) — The state Attorney General’s Office has approved the buyout of Northland Marine Services by Lynden Inc., a freight transportation competitor, but the approval comes with some conditions, the Juneau Empire reported. Lynden, which operates Alaska Marine Lines, and Northland are the only companies currently delivering cargo to southeast Alaska. The Attorney General’s Office investigated the buyout because of antitrust concerns.

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By Professional Mariner Staff