The Port of Kake contains several wharves that serve residents, fishermen, and businesses in the area. None of the wharves has rail connections.
The Port of Kake's Public Cargo Wharf is owned and operated jointly by the City of Kake, Alaska Marine Lines, and the Kake Tribal Fuel Company. The wharf receives and ships conventional general and container cargo, and it receives petroleum products. Five three-inch pipelines connect the wharf to 12 steel storage tanks with total capacity for four thousand barrels of petroleum. Located on the west shore of Kupreanof Island east of Grave Island, Alaska Marine Lines has an open unpaved storage area at the rear of the wharf. The Public Cargo Wharf has berthing capacity of 91.4 meters (300 feet) with alongside depth of 4.6 meters (15 feet) MLLW.
The State of Alaska owns and operates the Port of Kake Ferry Terminal Dock. A landing dock for passengers and vehicles, the wharf is located on bank of RiverEast on the west shore of Kupreanof Island east of Grave Island. The Port of Kake Ferry Terminal Dock as berthing capacity of 106.7 meters (350 feet).
The City operates the State-owned Portage Cove Harbor Floats in the Port of Kake. Commercial and recreational vessels moor at the floats which are located in front of the Harbormaster's office. The Small Boat Harbor can berth about 140 vessels. Located on the west shore of Kupreanof Island at Portage Bay, a 154- by 3.6-meter (506 by 12-foot) floating breakwater lies west of the floats. The Portage Cove Harbor Floats includes a 24- by 6-meter (80- by 20-foot) grid on the east side of the timber approach. In addition, there is a 61- by 5-meter (200- by 16-foot) boat launch ramp to the east of the grid. Alongside depth in the portage cove is 1.5 meters (5 feet) MLLW.
The Kake Tribal Corporation owns the Southeast Alaska port on Keku Strait in the Port of Kake. Kake Foods, Inc. operates the facility, and a seafood processing facility is located at the rear of the wharf. There is berthing space for vessels with lengths of 9, 22, and 30 meters (30, 74, and 100 feet) with alongside depth of 7.6 meters (25 feet) MLLW.
Also at the Southeast Alaska port on Keku Strait is a wharf owned and operated by the Kake Tribal Fuel Company. The wharf is connected to storage tanks by three two-inch pipelines. Total berthing space at the wharf is 48 meters (160 feet) alongside depth of 4.6 meters (15 feet) MLLW.
Currently, the Port of Kake is building a multi-purpose dock so it can accommodate larger vessels. The new dock will provide access for visitors to the Port of Kake's historic sites, their working hatchery, and vistas of Black Bear as they fish for wild Alaskan salmon.
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