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At the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle yesterday, All American Marine announced that it had been selected to build a pair of 250-passenger ferries for King County, Wash.
Burger Boat Company has received a contract for the construction of Chicago's Classic Lady, a 98' (30m) steel passenger vessel for Chicago's First Lady Cruises.
The House of Representatives last week threw a lifeline to everyone who wants the inland passenger vessel Delta Queen to sail again, including a group of investors led by a former company executive.
A new ferry, the 399-passenger Wabanaki, will join the Casco Bay Lines fleet sometime next week.
Boston-based Bay State Cruise Company has accepted delivery of Provincetown IV, a 30 m. catamaran passenger ferry designed by Incat Crowther and built by Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding.
A new ferry, the product of a unique partnership between Foss Maritime, a confederation of Native American tribes and state government, began service on the Columbia River after a christening ceremony on August 14, 2013.
The comment period on the proposed passenger vessel accessibility guidelines has been extended to Jan. 24, 2014.
This time lapse video shows Washington State Ferries' newest vessel, the 144-car ferry Tokitae, floated out of drydock.
WorkBoat Stock Index records small gain.
Despite losers topping gainers, 16-11, the WorkBoat Composite Index still eked out a small four-point gain. Operators, however, were able to post a gain of over 2.6 percent.
Venue changes can aid in certain legal actions.
Timing is everything. But when disputes lead to formal legal action, the most important consideration might well be, as they say, “location, location, location.”
Jill Russell, Port Captain, Un-Cruise Adventures
I met Jill Russell 15 years ago at one of my first jobs. I was a naturalist/purser/deckhand aboard an orca whale watching boat and she was the relief captain.
Author: Kim Carver
December 5, 2013
Get ready for the new Vessel General Permit
The 2008 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (2013 VGP) expires on Dec. 19 and the new EPA VGP 2013 goes into effect the same day.
Author: Kevin Gilheany
December 3, 2013