Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Blog

MARAD Transfers Ex-Hawaiian Superferries to U.S. Navy

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has announced the transfer of the ex-Hawaiian superferries to the U.S. Navy, finally recouping a fraction of the money that the U.S. government...

January 31, 2012
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Sunday, July 10, 2011
Maritime News

Former Hawaii Superferries hit the auction block

Former Hawaii Superferries ALAKAI and HUAKAI have been put up for sale by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).  Marad had owned the vessels since purchasing them from Hawaii Superferry, LLC...

July 10, 2011
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010
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Austal High-Speed Ferries Impress at Sea Trials

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s 41 meter Austal-designed and built high speed passenger ferries have achieved outstanding performance on recent sea trials. Designed to carry 405 passengers at speeds...

July 20, 2010
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Navy

High-speed catamarans may be based in Hawaii

This is a computer rendering of the joint high-speed vessel built by Austal, builder of the two Hawaii Superferry ships. Photo via: Austal Ships/Honolulu Advertiser By William Cole Advertiser Military...

February 16, 2010
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Thursday, June 25, 2009
gCaptain

Hawaii Superferry – A look back

No matter what side of the debate you are on over the Hawaii Superferry, you have to admit that it has been interesting to watch as its legal and environmental...

June 25, 2009
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Saturday, March 28, 2009
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Return To Sender – Hawaii Superferry Returns To Alabama Shipyard

Forbes gives us the intitial details on this breaking news story:

March 28, 2009
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Tuesday, March 17, 2009
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Hawaii Super Ferry Ceases Operations – Court Ruling

Hawaii Superferry said Monday that it will cease operations in light of a state Supreme Court ruling that it was unfairly allowed to bypass an environmental review.  The Superferry has...

March 17, 2009
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Wednesday, November 21, 2007
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Hawaii Superferry to Resume Service

It looks like the owner of a red VW bug will not be getting his wish this year… the Hawaii Superferry is set to resume service. The Associated Press tells...

November 21, 2007
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Friday, October 12, 2007
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hawaii superferry – a ship captain’s perspective

A ferry at the center of much debate (including a record number of comments on this blog) has sailed into a storm that will likely sink her dream. The problem...

October 12, 2007
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Tuesday, September 25, 2007
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Maritime News – More Hawaii Superferry Cancellations

Looks the Hawaii Superferry is running into even more trouble with environmental opposition. The New York Times tells us:

September 25, 2007
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