The MV Tazlina is named after the Tazlina Glacier located 43 miles north of Valdez. The vessel was designed by Elliott Bay Design Group of Seattle, Washington and constructed at Vigor Shipyard in Ketchikan, Alaska. The first Alaska Marine Highway ferry built in Alaska, along with its sister ship the MV Hubbard. The MV Tazlina was christened in Ketchikan on August 11, 2018 by former First Lady, Donna Walker and is scheduled to begin service in early May, 2019. The Tazlina will operate as a day boat in North Lynn Canal between the communities of Juneau, Haines and Skagway.
The MV Tazlina is 280 feet long, seats up to 300 passengers and carries 53 standard vehicles. The MV Tazlina's onboard amenities include observation lounges with comfortable chairs, a covered heated solarium, a cafeteria-style restaurant, a children's play area and a quiet room. Click on the image to start a slideshow of all deck plans on the MV Tazlina or view our Vessel Information Table for more statistical information.