Ferries

Where We Live: A new ferry in the works for Portland

The Frog Ferry would initially connect Riverplace Marina and the St. Johns neighborhood by: Ken Boddie, KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: June 14, 2021 / 1:00 p.m. PDT / Update: June 12, 2021 / 4:25 PM PDT A rendering of the Frog Ferry. (Friends of Frog Ferry) PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) …

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Obituary: Dover ferry captain and Rotarian Mike Bodiam

Submitted by Terry Sutton Captain Mike Bodiam, former captain of a number of Sealink ferries from Dover and Folkestone, has died in a Scottish retirement home. Son of a sailor, Mike was born in Dover and the family lived in the Maxton area. He was educated at Dover Grammar School, …

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Where to see a hybrid electric ferry near Fal River Cornwall during the G7

A state-of-the-art “green” hybrid engine ferry, powered by state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries, has been developed, tested and successfully operated commercially on the Fal River. Fal River Cornwall (Cornwall Ferries Ltd) has put their classic wooden ferry “Kingsley II”, originally built in 1934 by Percy Mitchell in South Cornwall, at the disposal …

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Old Penang ferry afloat again after extensive repairs

The ferry ‘Pulau Pinang’ which was found tilted sideways with its lower deck flooded last week. (PPC photo) GEORGE TOWN: A classic Penang ferry that was found flooded on a river in Butterworth is now afloat after repairs carried out by port authorities over the weekend. This was after the …

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Manitoulin ferry to set sail on June 8

The Chi-Cheemaun ferry will resume operations on Tuesday, June 8. Operating in Georgian Bay in the upper part of Lake Huron, the vessel generally sails May through October between South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island and Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula. Although the service was originally scheduled to launch its 2021 …

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry from Rhode Island has canceled service over the holiday weekend due to upcoming inclement weather, ferry owner Charlie Donadio confirmed on Friday. All boats that were supposed to run from Thursday to Monday were canceled on Wednesday, Donadio said. Passengers who booked in advance were …

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A. Lee Harris makes his mark in the community

You have to drive a few miles out of town to get to the A. Lee Harris Art Gallery, but it’s easy to find, its driveway is marked with one of his outdoor sculptures and a simple sign indicating “art”. When you first walk into the yard you might think …

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Crossing from the United Kingdom to Portugal canceled

The Plymouth-based company was in serious negotiations regarding the proposed new route from Plymouth to Porto, but decided not to go ahead with its plans after all. The drop in Covid cases, combined with the successful deployment of the vaccine in Spain, also contributed to the decision taken by CEO …

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Bemus Point-Stow Ferry to restart operations

STOW, NY (WKBW) – The Bemus Point-Stow Ferry will be back in service this summer. The group of volunteers who maintain the ship said the boat had planned a busy Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day Weekend Events Calendar: • Friday May 28 at 4 p.m. Re-dedication and blessing• Saturday May …

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Delta Police Chief comments on Tsawwassen ferry checkpoint

BC Ferries staff will call Delta Police for law enforcement assistance if a traveler refuses to follow the essential travel order only Delta Police will not be holding a checkpoint to enforce COVID-19 restrictions on non-essential travel at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal this holiday weekend. That’s what Police Chief Neil …

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Harpers Ferry Half Marathon returns | News, Sports, Jobs

Meter markers were located throughout Bolívar and Harpers Ferry, marking the locations of runners in the Harpers Ferry Half Marathon. Toni Milbourne HARPERS FERRY – After a 2020 cancellation of the popular Harpers Ferry Half Marathon, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers have decided to bring the event back this …

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Legislature sends Alaska ferry reform bill to governor

State lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s office on Wednesday that boosters say ensure better long-term planning of the state-run ferry system. The 280-foot Hubbard is an Alaska-class ferry docked in Ketchikan on January 29, 2021. It was built for $ 60 million by Vigor Alaska and completed …

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Salem Ferry returns May 21 with Halloween end date | Local News

SALEM – The ferry service between Boston and Salem returns on Friday. Boston Harbor Cruises has started taking reservations for the Salem Ferry, which typically runs between Boston and Salem during warmer months. The service saw massive disruptions under the COVID-19 pandemic last year, including less than 10% ridership, a …

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Fanfare and fireworks start the SS Badger car ferry season

MANITOWOC, Wisconsin (WBAY) – The Badger SS Lake Michigan Carferry is back in the water after a hectic 2020. The ferry left Manitowoc at 3 p.m. for Ludington, Michigan, on its maiden voyage of the season Thursday. The Manitowoc area community welcomed the ferry at S. Lakeview Dr. “It’s exciting …

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Third class ferry on the way to British Columbia

BC Ferries’ third new island class ferry departed Romania on Wednesday for a two-month trip to Point Hope Maritime in Vic West. Once here, the diesel-electric hybrid ferry will be ready to go into service on the Campbell River-Quadra Island route next year. It will share the route with the …

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Ferry (2021) Review – But why Tho? A Geek community

Reading time: 3 minutes Ferry is a crime drama Netflix Original with Frank lammers. Ferry (Lammers) is an executor for a mafia boss in Amsterdam named Brink. When one of Brink’s businesses is robbed, with his son shot in the process, Ferry must track down and kill the perpetrators. But …

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Proposal to identify long-term ferry solutions passes Senate, 20-0; Return to the House for final approval before being sent to the Governor

Proposal to identify long-term ferry solutions passes Senate, 20-0; Return to the House for final approval before being sent to the Governor May 19, 2021Wednesday PM (SitNews) Juneau, Alaska – A bill establishing a nine-member Alaska Sea Route Operations Council was passed by the Alaska State Senate yesterday, 20-0. House …

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Samish out of service; a handful of canceled May 20 cruises

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. At 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 20, Vessel No. 3 Samish remained out of service due to mechanical problems. Technicians are currently on site for repairs. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Booking rules have been relaxed for customers who no longer …

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Gozo-Malta high-speed ferry service to start June 1

Gozo-Malta fast ferry service starts June 1 Virtu Ferries fares will cost EUR 12 per person; Gozo Fast Ferry Ltd’s new catamarans have arrived The new Gozo-Malta fast ferry service is set to start on June 1 after the two operators who will be making the crossings announced their vessels …

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West Ferry Marina changes ownership

An aerial view of the Dutch Harbor Boat Yard at the West Ferry section of Narragansett Avenue. Joe McGrady sells the marina after seven years at the helm. A Cranston subsidiary of TPG Hotels & Resorts is in the process of acquiring the Dutch Harbor Boat Yard. City councilors, pending …

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PGA Korn Ferry Tour returns to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After not playing last season due to COVID-19, the PGA’s Korn Ferry Tour is back in Kansas City. The AdventHealth Championship begins this week at the Blue Hills Country Club Golf Course. On Wednesday, the practice green was packed with dozens of golfers looking to win …

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Bonners Ferry Weapons Club News

Hello fellow snipers! The Trap Club is now open to all trap shooters at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. New, experienced, young and over-the-hill gang are all welcome and mentoring is available. Our targets are the all-orange clays of the White Flyer, and the houses meet Hobbyist Trap Association standards. We …

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Washington Ferry Fares Could Increase

It’s not just toll fares that could soon become more expensive in Washington: ferry fares for passengers and vehicles could also increase by the end of the year. At a Washington State Transportation Commission meeting on Tuesday, Washington State Ferry senior planning director Ray Deardorf explained that additional operating revenue …

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