Island Access and Mobility

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 ...

http://www.timesofoman.com/News/32202/Article-Capital-idea-for-ferries-to-beat-gridlock-in-Muscat

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 ...

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/ferries-dock-after-long-delays-in-ice-choked-cabot-strait-1.1758978

Ferry riders shocked over boats' alleged unseaworthiness

New York Post

News log 2014 week 9

Washington State Ferries chief resigns

KING5.com

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

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Washington-State-Ferries-chief-resigns-250829201.html

 

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

Telegraph.co.uk

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 ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/ireland/10697848/Ferries-to-Ireland-and-Northern-Europe-cheap-fares-and-best-routes.html

 

BC Ferries cuts, fare hikes draw protesters to Victoria

CBC.ca

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 ...

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/travel/Northern+ferry+route+cuts+threaten+tourism+across+British/9585928/story.html

 

News log 2014 week 6

Leveled-out ferries save sizable amount of fuel

HeraldNet

OLYMPIA — Fuel use on two of Washington's newer ferries is down since the state poured tons of ballast into the 64-car vessels to prevent them from ...

http://heraldnet.com/article/20140221/NEWS01/140229834/Leveled-out-ferries-save-sizable-amount-of-fuel--

 


New ferries for Robben Island

News24

News log 2014 week 5

Brittany Ferries launches new budget service

Telegraph.co.uk

From March 25 there will be a “Brittany Ferries économie” weekend service between Portsmouth and Santander in northern Spain and four return ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/10628152/Brittany-Ferries-launches-new-budget-service.html

 

Hearings on NC ferry tolls get off to a feisty start

The Virginian-Pilot

News log 2014 week 4


Ferries see bump in rider numbers for 2013

Kitsap Sun - Pedestrian traffic uses the walkway as vehicles disembark below Tuesday at the Bremerton ferry terminal, January 28, 2014

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2014/jan/28/ferries-see-bump-in-rider-numbers-for-2013/#axzz2sHEZA3CA

 

Macau ferries brace for rush

News log 2014 week 3


Ferries swipe at livelihood

Powell River Peak - UPDATED: BC Ferries' proposed elimination of 6,900 sailings annually on 16 routes across coastal BC brought hundreds of protesters out on ..

http://www.prpeak.com/articles/2014/01/21/news/doc52dca5b4858e0865103749.txt


Ferries group says province won't release all information

Nanaimo Daily News - The province won't release data used to decide sweeping service cuts to minor B.C. Ferries routes coming in April. Representatives for Gabriola Island ...

News log 2014 week 2

Ferries surcharge a 'real blow' for Islanders: advisory

Cowichan Valley Citizen

Adding extra ferry surcharges is only piling fuel on the fire for irate Island residents, according to Keith Rush, chair of the Thetis and Penelakut Island ...

http://www.cowichanvalleycitizen.com/news/ferries-surcharge-a-real-blow-for-islanders-advisory-1.784491

 

Ferries converted to meet new rules

Maritime Journal

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