Ferries
JULY 30, 2012—Maine Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today said that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award $2.4 million in federal funding to the Maine Department of…
JULY 30, 2012 — Designer Incat Crowther has released some more details of the 34 m catamaran passenger ferry Ava Pearl, now in service  with Rhode Island Fast Ferry. Built by Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset,…
JULY 24, 2012 —Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with shipowner Fjord Line A/S to install Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) based power and propulsion systems in two cruise ferries being built at the Bergen Group Fosen…
JULY 23, 2012 — Norway's Fjord Line has decided that two new cruise ferries will be fully LNG fueled rather than "dual fuel." The 170 m, 1,500 passenger, 600 vehicle ferries are being built in…
JULY 18, 2012—The Staten Island Ferry, second only to Washington State Ferries in the number of passengers it carries annually, is looking to design a new class of ferry to replace its aging Kennedy and…
JULY 12, 2012 — The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) and the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) have concluded the internal investigation of a May 7, 2012 incident involving the 408 ft,…
JULY 11, 2012 — The Mary Musgrove, a 67 ft T-Class passenger ferry designed by DeJong and Lebet, is currently being built by Custom Steel Boats, Inc., Merritt, Ga., for The Chatham Area Transit Authority…
JULY 10, 2012 — Building three ferries on time and under budget has brought Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) an award in the America's Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State…
JULY 5, 2012 — Rhode Island Fast Ferry has christened the $6 million fast ferry Ava Pearl. Today it sailed on its maiden voyage from Quonset Point, R.I., to Martha's Vineyard. Built by Gladding-Hearn at…
JUNE 28, 2012 — Washington State Ferries (WSF), a division of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), has updated an RFP it has out that solicits interest from consultants in assisting Washington State Ferry…
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