NYC Ferry to add two new routes

FEBRUARY 28, 2017 — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and community leaders today celebrated the start of construction on the Lower East Side’s new NYC Ferry landing. The dock is

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to NYC Ferry grounding

DECEMBER 28, 2017 — Coast Guard and partner agency crews last night responded to a ferry aground with 27 people aboard near Rockaway Inlet, New York. The Flyer, an 80-foot New York

Some NYC Ferry vessels sidelined for repairs

NOVEMBER 27, 2017 — According to a report in the New York Post up to five NYC Ferry vessels have been taken out of service for Coast Guard mandated repairs, with three

Horizon Shipbuilding files for bankruptcy protection

OCTOBER 31, 2017—Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, AL, has filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Alabama, Mobile Division.

Metal Shark to build more cats for NYC Ferry

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 — Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark is to again build multiple high-speed aluminum catamaran passenger vessels for NYC Ferry. Metal Shark reports that, in early August, it received orders from

Horizon takes steps to deal with revenue shortfall on ferry project

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 – Horizon Shipbuilding, Bayou La Batre, AL, said today that project revenues from its major NYC Ferry newbuilding project were insufficient for it to continue normal day to day

McLaren Engineering adds to leadership team

AUGUST 29, 2017 — McLaren Engineering Group has hired Stephen Famularo, P.E., as Director of Marine Engineering. He started this week at McLaren’s West Nyack headquarters, joining a staff of more than

McLaren Engineering completes new NYC Ferry landings

AUGUST 9, 2017 — New ferry landings have opened on the NYC Ferry South Brooklyn Route in Bay Ridge, Atlantic Basin, and Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 6), in New York Harbor. The

NYC Ferry marks 1 millionth passenger; to open Astoria route

AUGUST 4, 2017—Last week, NYC Ferry carried its 1 millionth rider, capping a speedy three-month start for the new ferry service for New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio marked the milestone

NYC Ferry ups capacity of final three newbuild boats

JUNE 16, 2017 — Demand for New York City’s new NYC Ferry public system has been so strong that the service is already having to charter in additional boats, according to local