APLCrane in Dutch Harbor Alaska

Job #26624

Job Posting Details

Job # 26624 APLCrane in Dutch Harbor Alaska

Posted Date
Oct 12, 2010 @ 19:28
Respond By
Oct 13, 2010
Word Count
0
Budget
$250 - $500
Language
English (British)
Gender
Both
Age Range
Middle Aged
Category
Documentaries

Job Description

This is a voice over for 5 to 10 minute corporate video describing the year in review for the APL branch in Alaska,

Finished script will be 500-700 words

Audience: Corporate professionals

Artistic direction: I would like to hear several female british reads

Rough script, excerpt:

On December 4th, 2009, Winds in excess of 180 mph toppled the APL crane in Dutch Harbor.
Let’s take a look at how APL Dutch met this challenge under the leadership of Gene Makarin.
First, APL hired local salvage and demolitions expert Dan Magone to disassemble the crane. Work began in January, 2010.
While Magone Marine was cutting up the Giant, Horizon Lines was gracious enough to lease APL their facility so that APL never missed a ship because of the crane disaster. And so work continued through a normal Dutch Harbor winter.
In the Spring Alaska gears up for the salmon season which means we have to distribute containers to some of the most difficult landings in Alaska. Coffee Point Seafoods near Big Creek is without question the most difficult facility to stage equipment and move loaded cargo.
At low tide the water literally recedes’ for miles. Because of the extreme tides, Coffee Point has had the challenge delivering fish from the water to their plant.
There are two types of fishermen, set netters, who fish on the beach and can deliver their fish to the cannery, and drifters who can not. The drift fleet accounts for more than 80% of the fish caught so there have been fishing periods in the past when the set netters are asked to stand down while the drift fleet fishes, and all the fish are shipped away to other plants. Coffee point has developed a way to bring the fish from offshore to their plant....


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