Mission Statement
Providing services that aid safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible maritime operations.
Overview: Alaska Maritime Operations
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Alaska is this nation’s Maritime State! Over 10,000 commercial vessels sail the 33,000 miles of Alaska coastline and thousands of miles of rivers. The opening of Arctic waters to maritime traffic are presenting new challenges with respect to maritime safety and environmental protection. The Marine Exchange of Alaska brokers valuable information to the maritime community on emerging maritime issues through the MXAK web site at www.mxak.org, periodic newsletters, workshops and other forums.

MXAK Serves the Alaska Maritime Community
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  • Fishing Vessels
  • Towing Industry
  • Ports
  • Marine Pilots
  • Passenger Vessels and Ferries
  • Cruise Ships
  • Bulk and Break Bulk Ships
  • Container Ships
  • Tankers
  • Recreational Boats
  • Oil Spill Removal Organizations
Providing the following Core Services
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MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS
RECEIVING AND DISPLAYING CRITICAL MARITIME INFORMATION TO ORGANIZATIONS, FACILITIES AND VESSELS

MARITIME DOMAIN MANAGEMENT
AIDING THE COMMUNITY IN USING MARITIME INFORMATION TO MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS AND COMPLY WITH RISK MITIGATING MEASURES

MARITIME ADVOCACY
PROMOTING THE INHERENT VALUE OF THE MARITIME INDUSTRY, TO IMPROVE ACCEPTANCE, BROADEN THE REACH, AND BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY