Great Lakes Shipyard drydocks Kelleys Island ferry

Written by Nick Blenkey
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APRIL 12, 2017 — Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, has been was awarded contract by Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line, Marblehead, Ohio for work on the M/V Carlee Emily that includes the vessel’s 5-year drydocking, United States Coast Guard (USCG) inspection and surveys as well as miscellaneous routine repairs.

The ferry was hauled out using the shipyard’s 770-MT mobile Marine Travelift on April 10, 2017. Work is expected to be completed later this month, allowing the ferry to return to service as soon as possible.

This is the second time that the M/V Carlee Emily has been drydocked at Great Lakes Shipyard and the shipyard’s fifth drydocking for Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line. Other Kelleys Island vessels drydocked at the yard include M/V Kayla Marie and Juliet Alicia.

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