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.

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