Wednesday, October 7, 2020
NYC ferry
Maritime News

NYC Ferry’s Hornblower Taps Niagara Falls Assets for Cash

By Claire Boston and Katherine Doherty (Bloomberg) –The operator of the cash-strapped NYC Ferry system has lined up $90 million of financing to help keep its tourist boats and commuter...

October 7, 2020
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
NYC ferry
Maritime News

New York City Ferry System Needs More Subsidy Than Subways, Buses

By Henry Goldman (Bloomberg) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s system of ferry boats linking Manhattan with transit-poor sections of Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx is costing city taxpayers...

March 28, 2019
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Friday, February 2, 2018
Brooklyn Navy Yard Navy Warship Dry Docking
Navy

Historic Shipyard Turns From Ships To Technology

by David M. Levitt (Bloomberg) — America may never recover its glory as a manufacturing powerhouse, but the Brooklyn Navy Yard is doing what it can, transforming itself from a...

February 2, 2018
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Blog

BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience [VIDEO]

While the towers burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by a civilian flotilla of ferries, tug boats and other vessels in what has become known as the largest boatlift in history.

September 11, 2013
Total Views: 90

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Seastreak Wall Street Investigation Takes Aim

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board’s latest update on the ongoing investigation into the Jan. 9 Seastreak Wall Street hi-speed ferry incident in New York City reveals a focus...

January 22, 2013
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Incidents

Seastreak Wall Street – NYC Fast Ferry Damage [PHOTOS]

The United States Coast Guard has begun to investigate today’s commuter ferry incident. The incident occurred in New York City early this morning when the ferry Seastreak Wall Street, crashed...

January 9, 2013
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Interesting

‘Hard Landing’ Leaves Dozens Injured on NYC Ferry

Chris Dolmetsch, Michelle Kaske and Phil Kuntz A commuter ferry carrying passengers to New York City from New Jersey crashed into a pier near the financial district during rush hour,...

January 9, 2013
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Friday, December 21, 2012

Staten Island Ferry to Be Converted to LNG

At least one Staten Island ferry will be converted to clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG), at which point it is expected the first ferry in North America to use LNG...

December 21, 2012
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Blog

Ship Photos of The Day – Space Shuttle Enterprise Hits the Water… and a Bridge [UPDATE]

Today’s ship photos come to us via New York City where the Space Shuttle Enterprise began its journey over the weekend from JFK International Airport to its new home at...

June 5, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Uncategorized

First Renewable Tidal Power Project in U.S. Coming to NYC

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today issued the United State’s first-ever pilot project license for a renewable tidal energy project to be located in New York City’s East...

January 24, 2012
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Blog

Incident Photos Of The Week – Chopper Crash in NYC

This weeks incident photos are from the recovery of the helicopter that crashed yesterday into New York City’s East River, near 34th Street. The private tourist helicopter crashed shortly after...

October 5, 2011
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