Ferries
APRIL 21, 2014 — With her administration under fire for its handling of the response to the Sewol Ropax ferry disaster, South Korean President Park Geun-hye called the conduct of the captain and some crew…
APRIL 16, 2014 — A massive rescue effort is underway after the capsize and sinking of a 6,586 gt ferry carrying 462 people off South Korea's southern coast. Korea's Ministry of Security and Public Administration…
APRIL 9, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the ferry Seastreak Wall Street struck Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan in January 2013, because the captain lost control of the vessel while…
APRIL 8, 2014 — Staten Island Ferry riders can't have felt too comfortable after reading a recent New York Post story that called the ferries "ticking time bombs." The story was based on an interview…
APRIL 7, 2014 — Rotterdam headquartered Imtech Marine says that a hybrid propulsion system supplied for the first diesel electric, hybrid ferries built for Scottish state-owned ferry operator, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) are producing…
APRIL 3, 2014 — Mississauga, Ontario, headquartered Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) reports that a cable ferry powered by one of its battery systems has now been sailing between Mjånes and Hisarøy in Norway daily for six…
MARCH 24, 2014—Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) is urging the federal government to provide $267 million in funding for a New York City Department of Transportation plan to build three new 4,500-passenger ferries, as well…
MARCH 21, 2014 — Vigor Industrial's shipyard in Seattle yesterday hosted Washington State elected, transportation and manufacturing leaders for the christening of M/V Tokitae, the state's first 1,500 passenger, 144-car Olympic Class ferry. "This is…
MARCH 21, 2014 — David Moseley is stepping down as Washington State Ferries chief. "Recognizing that the ferry system is in a stronger position than when I came six years ago, I have decided to…
MARCH 14, 2014 — Spanish ferry operator Baleària is to install ABB energy management systems on one of its largest vessels, the 1,200 passenger, 105 vehicle Martin i Soler. It has an option to extend…
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