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News log 2014 week 16

State ferries get hefty share of federal funds

Kitsap Sun

SEATTLE — Puget Sound operators received a large chunk of $123.5 million in federal ferry funding announced Monday by the U.S. Department of ...


Keeping ferries afloat: Fare hikes could come next month

Shelter Island Reporter

News log 2014 week 15

Senate bill would make all NC ferries free

Jacksonville Daily News

Two coastal legislators with heavy ferry toll involvement introduced a Senate bill that would make all of the seven coastal ferryroutes free. Currently ...


Spirit of Tasmania ferries get makeover


Mr Hodgman said the move would also help the government deliver on a pledge to cut prices on the ferries by 20 per cent. State-owned TT-Line will ...


News log 2014 week 14

BC Ferries opposes Gabriola Island water taxi

Times Colonist

Revising the wharf's usage conditions received unanimous approval from seven business organizations in Gabriola and Nanaimo, but B.C. Ferrie


Condor Ferries give no guarantees over Weymouth sailing

Dorset Echo

News log 2014 week 13

Ferries bow issues being resolved

The Orcadian

Orkney Ferries say that it is hoped to have two of the North Isles boats – which have suffered from bow visor problems – back operating normally in the ...


Virtu Ferries' aggressive marketing in Sicily

Times of Malta

News log 2014 week 12

Ferries getting higher fares, new schedules


Higher, peak-season fares for the Washington state ferries go into effect Thursday and last until Sept. 30. In addition, the state Transportation ...


After rough winter, ferries resume runs

Cheboygan Daily Tribune

News log 2014 week 11

Ferries to beat gridlock in Muscat

Times of Oman

Muscat: Commuters will be able to beat the constant traffic jams plaguing Muscat by hopping on to ferries under a new plan of the Ministry of Transport ...


Mackinac Island ferries delayed because of Great Lake's ice cover

Mlive Kalamazoo

News log 2014 week 10

Ferries in Cabot Strait need help getting through extreme ice

CTV News

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. -- Marine Atlantic says an icebreaker is on its way as two of its ferries have been slowed by extreme ice conditions in the Cabot ...


Ferry riders shocked over boats' alleged unseaworthiness

New York Post

News log 2014 week 9

Washington State Ferries chief resigns


Six years ago when I came to Washington State Ferries it was an agency in crisis. Former Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary ...



opinion: BC Ferries' Discovery Coast debacle turns into pure farce

Vancouver Sun

News log 2014 week 8

Ferries to Ireland and Northern Europe: cheap fares and best routes


The alternative is to take the much slower, eight-hour ferry out of Liverpool straight into Belfast – slightly more convenient for the city itself, and for the ...



BC Ferries cuts, fare hikes draw protesters to Victoria


BC Ferries insists no final decisions have been made on the rewards plan, but it could replace the existing Experience Card that gives discounts to ...

News log 2014 week 7

Northern ferry route cuts threaten tourism across British Columbia

Edmonton Journal

Another day, another dismal report on the looming economic disaster that BC Ferries' policy of fare hikes, fuel surcharges and draconian service cuts ...



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