Ferry set for hybrid-electric conversion

WSF seeks bids for Jumbo Mark II hybrid-electric conversions

Washington State Ferries (WSF) has launched an invitation for bid to convert its three Jumbo Mark II ferries from diesel to hybrid electric. The hybrid-electric conversions of the Jumbo Mark IIs is

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WSF: 2022 ferry ridership up slightly from 2021

Washington State Ferries (WSF) reports that it carried 17.4 million riders in 2022, a total ridership increase of roughly 100,000 – or 0.5% – over 2021. The rise in annual ridership was

WSF ferry has Furuno chart radars

VIDEO: WSF ferry Issaquah gets an electronics update

When the 1979-built Washington State Ferries (WSF) car/passenger ferry M/V Issaquah came up for an electronics update, WSF turned to long-time partner Furuno USA for the very latest in navigation electronics. Built

hybrid electric Olympic class ferries will look like current Olympic vessels

WSF to issue new RFP for hybrid-electric ferries

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is to rebid the contract to build its new series of hybrid-electric Olympic class (HEOC) vessels. WSF has nearly completed the functional design for the vessels, which are

Everett Ship Repair starts work on WSF Jumbo Mk III

Everett Ship Repair LLC (ESR) has issued some more details and photographs of the work it is undertaking on Washington State Ferries’ M/V Wenatchee. The vessel is a Jumbo Mark II class

FERRIES 2020: New hybrid electric WSF Olympic class ferry

On November 10, Matt Williams, program manager at Portland. Ore.-based Vigor, will give a presentation at Marine Log’s free virtual FERRIES 2020 conference that features highlights and progress on the new hybrid

Vigor partners with ABB on WSF zero-emission ferry project

ABB has been selected by Vigor Fab LLC to provide hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system solutions for the newest additions to the Washington State Ferry fleet, setting the largest U.S. ferry

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Washington State Ferries picks Siemens for Jumbo Mark II hybrid conversions

Washington State Ferries has moved a major step forward on its long planned conversion of its three Jumbo Mark II class ferries, the largest in the fleet, from diesel to hybrid electric

Washington State Ferries plan calls for 16 new vessels

JANUARY 3, 2019 — More than half of Washington State Ferries’ 23-vessel fleet is scheduled to be retired by 2040. The ferry system needs 16 new vessels in the next 20 years,

Vigor delivers third WSF Olympic Class ferry

APRIL 8, 2017 — Washington State Ferries yesterday officially accepted  Chimacum, the newest addition to the state ferry fleet, from shipbuilder/contractor Vigor. The Chimacum will carry ferry riders on the Seattle/Bremerton route