A small but loud rockslide occurred on Railroad Dock in Skagway on Wednesday around 5pm. No injuries were reported. The landslide is located in what is called the North Landslide Zone, the same area where a landslide occurred on June 23.
Norwegian Encore passengers were transported back to their ship in small boats provided by Holland America’s Noordam, which was also in port. The other ships in port today were the Majestic Princess and the Radiance of the Sea.
The wharf security post was reportedly hit by rocks. The area remains unstable, but ships have been moved out of the way of the rockslide. Contract geotechnical engineers recently compiled a report showing that the risk of landslides persists at the site.
Skagway is Alaska’s busiest cruise port.