ESG launches second of three Staten Island ferries

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc.’s Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla., last week launched the Sandy Ground (Hull 220), the second of three new “Ollis Class” ferries for the New York City Department

Fincantieri Bay completes new passenger/vehicle ferry

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., has completed a new year-round passenger/vehicle ferry for Wisconsin’s Washington Island Ferry Line. The new ferry, named Madonna, measures 124 feet in length and 40 feet

NY Waterway steps up commuter services to Manhattan

As more New York City businesses open up, ferry operator NY Waterway is ramping up ferry service between New Jersey and Manhattan, starting Monday, June 29. In a letter to customers, founder

Danfoss Editron powers first emission-free vessels on China’s largest artificial lake

Two electric workboats carrying out water control testing and engineering duties on China’s Miyun Reservoir are the first emission-free vessels to operate on the 180-square mile artificial lake, which is Beijing’s primary

NYC DOT gets FTA grant to keep ferries running

by Larry Penner, FTA Region 2 (Ret.) There is good news from Washington, D.C. concerning federal support for transportation. The New York City Department of Transportation is a direct recipient of Federal

Baleària aims to be first shipping line with BV COVID-19 safe certification

Spanish ferry operator Baleària says it will be the first shipping line in the world with Bureau Veritas certification that its ships and facilities are COVID-19 safe spaces. The news follows the

MAN to power new Tallink LNG-fueled ferry

MAN Energy Solutions is to supply the engines for the 2,800 passenger LNG-fueled ferry ordered by Estonia’s Tallink Grupp for the Tallinn – Helsinki shuttle route route (see earlier story). The ship,

VIDEO: Automatic ferry enters regular service

The Norwegian ferry Bastø Fosen VI last week made the 10 kilometer Oslo fjord crossing between Horten and Moss under completely automatic control while fully loaded with passengers and vehicles. Marking another

CoCo Yachts wins first order from new Chinese customer

China’s Xiamen Passenger and Tourist Transportation Group has signed a contract for a 43 meter x 10.8 meter Coastal Cruiser 350 aluminum high speed ferry. Designed by Gorinchem, Netherlands, based CoCo Yachts,

Catching up with the recipients of Marine Log’s latest NNG Award winners, Ed Schwarz (left) and Tom Goldner (right).

Meet the New and Next Generation

Tom Goldner Since obtaining his license in 2015, Goldner has gained a wide range of experience piloting boats on both the West and East coasts. He began in the ever-changing conditions of