Last week WSDOT announced the following upcoming temporary service and capacity adjustments. Complete information on schedules and service is available at: www.
WSDOT Ferries Division announced that ferry service will resume on the Point Defiance/Tahlequah route starting with the first scheduled sailing on Thursday, March 6.
Austal has been awarded the Engineering Project of the Year for its high speed vehicle-passenger ferry Alakai at the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE)
The Washington State Department of Transportation announced a realignment of two key programs – Vessel Engineering and Vessel Maintenance.
A DFDS Seaways ferry crashed into an oil platform on the River Tyne in 60mph winds.
The collision, which occurred last Friday, happened after several ropes tethering the 30,
The 149-passenger Snohomish was back in service with a 9 a.m. departure from the Bremerton Ferry Terminal, following a hard landing last night and an unrelated
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Ferries
Division announcee that service will be restored on the Seattle/Bremerton route starting on Feb.
The Washington State ferry that was damaged after striking a dock has been towed to Eagle Harbor, Wash., for repairs.
The ferry Yakima struck a dock adjacent
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said that a car carrier that grounded off Norfolk has been refloated with the assistance of two tugs. No injuries and no pollution have been reported.
New York’s Circle Line Sightseeing has the first of three new steel mono-hulled sightseeing boats under construction at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset, Massachusetts.
Austal’s Auto Express catamaran ferry Shinas, built for the Sultanate of Oman, has achieved a record service speed of 52 knots during sea trials.
According to the Guardian Unlimited, the coastguard was sent to the aid of a large container ship that ran aground in the Dover Strait.
The crew of the 90,465-ton
The 600 ton capacity D/B BIG T, owned by T&T MARINE SALVAGE of Galveston, Texas, and the 700 ton capacity D/B CAPPY BISSO, owned by BISSO MARINE of Houston, Texas,
A campaign is being mounted to retain passenger-only ferry service between Port Townsend and Seattle, according to an AP report.
Ridership has reportedly grown
The San Francisco Bay Area Water Transit Authority ordered two more passenger ferries, continuing its mission of expanding ferry service in the San Francisco Bay area,
BP Plc and BHP Billion Ltd. have started oil and gas exports from the Atlantis platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Atlantis, located about 150 miles south of New Orleans in 7,070-ft.
1822 - Congress authorizes the 14-ship West Indies Squadron to suppress piracy in the Caribbean.
1941 - Adm. Ernest J. King is designated commander-in-chief
The rapidly changing environment of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is leading to a whole new game of risk for P&I clubs, according to the ‘A’ rated, 75 million GT North of England P&I club.
Joey Portier shows the donut welded in place to protect the stern bearing on the Jackie Gonsoulin.
Joey Portier, yard manager at Intracoastal Iron Works, Inc,
Russia has reportedly dispatched an 11-ship aircraft carrier group to the Mediterranean Sea, according to an AP report, in a resumption of Russian naval patrols of the world’s waters.