WSDOT Announces Vessel Move

Friday, July 18, 2008

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Ferries Division will move the 144-car Hyak to the Seattle/Bremerton route on Sunday evening, July 20, releasing the 188-car to return to the Edmonds/Kingston route. These vessel moves are necessary to fulfill ongoing maintenance and inspections throughout the fleet. This reduces the vehicle capacity on the route, but increases passenger seating.

The vessel moves scheduled for July 20 include:

The 202-car will go in for a scheduled dry-docking from late July through mid-August.

The 188-car will ends its two-week run on the Seattle/Bremerton route and return to the Edmonds/Kingston route.

The 144-car Hyak will replace the on the route indefinitely. Although the Hyak has 44 fewer vehicle spaces than the , it has 500 more passenger seats for the high percentage of walk-on commuters. Customers who drive on the ferry should be aware of this reduction in vehicle capacity and plan to arrive at the terminal early to ensure that they can travel on their desired sailing.

Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

Avance VLGCs Fixed

Avance Gas said repairs of two very large gas carriers (VLGCs) are complete, allowing the delayed ships to get to work.   Both new build VLGCs recently dry-docked - Breeze (83,

Dortmund Port's Throughput Up

In 2014, Dortmund’s combined goods throughput on ships and trains amounted to 5.7 million tonnes, compared to 5.3 in the previous year. 2.9 million tonnes (+600,000) of this was ship related.

Baltic Mercur II makes maiden voyage to Antwerp

This week Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates the maiden voyage of the Baltic Mercur II via the port of Antwerp as part of their regular transatlantic service to the US Gulf.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1325 sec (8 req/sec)