Steiner Shipyard of Bayou la Batre, Ala., recently completed the mv. Grand Vic, a car and passenger ferry for service in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Its hull was originally built… Read More
News on passenger and vehicle ferries that operate on the inland waterways.
VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., a company of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., announced August 13 the successful launch of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) ferry, the Powhatan. In… Read More
Rains and high river levels have delayed the launch of the Ohio River’s next ferry service, but things should change around Labor Day. The Rising Star Casino Resort christened its… Read More
The newest ferry to cross the Ohio River was christened and its new name was revealed at a ceremony on July 12. The ferry won’t be in service until its… Read More
A new ferry service crossing the Ohio River between Rising Sun, Ind., and Rabbit Hash, Ky., could begin service in late July. The 10-car ferry barge and the boat to… Read More
Master Marine announced May 17 that it has won a contract from the Alabama Department of Transportation to convert the 100-foot-long Gee’s Bend ferry into the first all-electric powered ferry… Read More
Boykin, Ala., a town in Wilcox County of barely 250 residents, may be the most remote community in all of Alabama. Also known as Gee’s Bend, Boykin is located in… Read More