Elliot Bay Design Group to Design New Staten Island Ferries

Seattle-based naval architecture and engineering firm Elliot Bay Design Group (EBDG) says it has been awarded a contract from the New York Department of Transportation for the design of a new class of ferries to serve the Staten Island-Manhattan route. The scope of the project includes the complete design package, including contract drawings, specifications and other … [Read more...]

Kenyan Police Kill Two Men Suspected of Plotting Ferry Attack

By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya, July 25 (Reuters) - Kenyan police said on Friday they shot and killed two armed men suspected of planning an attack on a ferry in the port city of Mombasa after one of them tried to hurl a grenade at approaching police. Mombasa and the coastal region has been struck by a series of attacks that have killed dozens of people in recent months. … [Read more...]