Saltchuck - definition of saltchuck by The Free Dictionary
(Physical Geography) Canadian any body of salt water
[C20: from salt + chuck4]
n. Northwest U.S., Canada.
1. the ocean.
2. any body of salt water.
[1855–60; E salt + Chinook Jargon chuck water]
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is another Outside company with several well-known transportation and shipping subsidiaries located in Alaska, including Cook Inlet Tug and Barge, Delta Western/Inlet Petroleum, Northern Air Cargo, and the recently acquired Carlile Transportation, all of which are located in Anchorage.
But NAC was purchased in 2006 by trans-oceanic transportation holding company Saltchuck
A subsidiary company of Saltchuck
Resources, NAC also encompasses NacLink, a freight forwarding company, Northern Air Aviation Services and Northern Air Maintenance Services.