Virginia awards ferry design contract to Alion Science

OCTOBER 20, 2014—The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded a contract to Alion Science and Technology to design a new 70-vehicle-capacity, double-ended ferry for service on the James River from Jamestown

$191.6 million grant for new Staten Island Ferries

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014—The Staten Island Ferry got a big boost today in the form of a $191.6 million federal grant that will fund the construction of two new 4,500–passenger ferries, harden ferry

MaK engines to power South African tugs

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Caterpillar Marine will supply MaK 8 M 25 C propulsion engines for eight 70-ton bollard pull tugs on order for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority. The tugs will be

Nine Voith Water Tractor tugs ordered for South Africa

AUGUST 25, 2014—South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority has placed what is the largest order yet for Voith marine technology—nine new Voith Water Tractor (VWT) tugs for ports around the country. The

Voith keeps things moving at 2012 Olympics

JULY 29, 2012—While you won’t see them on any of the Olympic medal stands, Voith technology is playing a winning role in making sure all of the events run smoothly in London.

Voith Turbo gets new President and CEO

JUNE 14, 2012 — Carsten J. Reinhardt has been appointed a member of the corporate board of management of Voith GmbH and as President and CEO of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co.

NTSB makes ferry safety recommendations

MAY 25, 2012—The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently concluded that the probable cause of a loss of propulsion control of a Staten Island Ferry two years ago was the failure