Alaskan ferry offered for free

Alaska Gov. offers 58-year-old ferry for free to the Philippines Gov.:

It only cost abt. USD 45 Mill. to repair her. (Maybe that can be done cheaper in the Philippines?)
Building a new modern fast catamaran ferry in the Philippines, like this:

Cost: NOK 700 mill (approx. USD 82 Mill.)

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Two former Alaska Marine Highway high speed ferries has been sold to Spain:

Loaded onto HLV Red Zed 1 after waiting off Ketchikan since April. (I don’t know who pay the demurrage bill)

Almost correct, but the securing is done after the deck is dry. Positioning is done by guide posts, so divers is not needed.

Sad to see their presence diminishing in SE.