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Wednesday, August 16, 2023
The Washington State Ferry Wenatchee
Shipping

Washington State Ferries Awards Hybrid-Electric Power Conversion Contract for Up to Three Ferries

Washington State Ferries has awarded a contract to Vigor for the conversion of up to three of its largest ferries to hybrid-electric power as the

August 16, 2023
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Friday, May 5, 2023
Contaminated Fuel Eyed in Washington State Ferry Grounding
Accidents

Contaminated Fuel Eyed in Washington State Ferry Grounding

Washington State Ferries has reported that contaminated fuel caused a generator failure on board its Walla Walla ferry, leading to the vessel running aground

May 5, 2023
Total Views: 3038

Sunday, April 16, 2023
Walla Walla Ferry Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Generator Failure Suspected In M/V Walla Walla Ferry Grounding: Crew And Passengers Safe

Late Sunday morning, Washington State Ferries (WSF) reported that all 175 cars trapped aboard the grounded M/V Walla Walla had been successfully removed after

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 3306

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Washington State Ferry Captain Lost Situational Awareness Before Hard Landing, Investigation Reveals
Accidents

Washington State Ferry Captain Lost Situational Awareness Before Hard Landing, Investigation Reveals

The captain of a Washington State Ferry lost situational awareness before striking an offshore dolphin piling during its arrival at a terminal southwest

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 20299

Monday, August 29, 2022
Washington State Ferries’ Journey to Hybrid Electric
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Washington State Ferries’ Journey to Hybrid Electric

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is embarking on an ambitious initiative to transition to a hybrid electric ferry system. This transition will improve local air

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 2862

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Washington State Ferry Damaged After ‘Hard Landing’ in Seattle
Accidents

Washington State Ferry Damaged After ‘Hard Landing’ in Seattle

A Washington State ferry sustained significant damage Thursday after it struck a dolphin piling during its arrival at the Fauntleroy Terminal in southwest

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 17012

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Maintenance Error Led to Costly Marine Casualty on Washington State Ferry -NTSB
Shipping

Maintenance Error Led to Costly Marine Casualty on Washington State Ferry -NTSB

An improperly tightened fastener led to a diesel engine failure on a Washington State Ferries passenger and car ferry near Bainbridge Island, Washington, the

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 7018

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
a washington state ferry underway
Shipping

Washington States Ferries Faces Mariner Shortage as State’s Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect

Washington States Ferries is continuing with temporary service schedule changes amid a mariner shortage now made worse by the state’s vaccine mandate.

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1994

Thursday, September 2, 2021
washington state ferries
Maritime News

Washington Ferry Mariners Protest COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

As a result of the state’s mandate for COVID-19 vaccines, Washington’s ferry service faces a

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 4786

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
washington state ferries
Maritime News

Washington State Ferries’ Hybrid-Electric Newbuild Program Launched at Vigor

Washington States Ferries has officially launched its new hybrid-ferry newbuild program at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard.  Washington’s legislature

September 10, 2019
Total Views: 76

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
washington state ferry in seattle
Interesting

Abandoned Ride-Share Bike on Washington State Ferry Prompts $17,000 Search

The U.S. Coast Guard is becoming increasingly concerned about bicycles being left behind on Washington States Ferries amid the exploding popularity of

April 11, 2018
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Man Fined for Laser Strike on Washington State Ferry, Sentenced to 15 Days in Jail
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Man Fined for Laser Strike on Washington State Ferry, Sentenced to 15 Days in Jail

A Washington state man has been fined $9,500 by the Coast Guard and ordered to serve 15 days in jail for shining a high-powered laser at the

January 3, 2017
Total Views: 33

Monday, December 5, 2016
Caught On Camera – Boater Crashes Into Washington State Ferry
News

Caught On Camera – Boater Crashes Into Washington State Ferry

A passenger aboard a Washington State Ferry captured video of the moment a motor boat named “Nap Tyme” collided with the WSF ferry

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 677

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Man Fined $100,000 For Laser Strike on Washington State Ferry
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Man Fined $100,000 For Laser Strike on Washington State Ferry

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a $100,000 fine to a Washington man who last year intentionally pointed a laser into the wheelhouse of a Washington State Ferry

May 3, 2016
Total Views: 57

Monday, December 28, 2015
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Maritime News

Washington State Ferries Orders Fourth Olympic Ferry

Washington State Ferries is ending the year with an order for its fourth new Olympic Class ferry at Vigor Industrial. WSF signed a Notice to Proceed last

December 28, 2015
Total Views: 111

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Washington State Ferry Rail Jumper Fined
Maritime News

Washington State Ferry Rail Jumper Fined

A passenger of a Washington State Ferry has been fined $5,000 for intentionally jumping overboard from the vessel prior to its departure from the Bremerton

April 9, 2015
Total Views: 29

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Vigor Delivers First Olympic-Class Ferry to Washington State
Maritime News

Vigor Delivers First Olympic-Class Ferry to Washington State

Vigor Fab has delivered the first of three planned Olympic-class, 144-car ferries to Washington State

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 11

Friday, March 21, 2014
Washington States’ First Olympic-Class Ferry Christened at Vigor
News

Washington States’ First Olympic-Class Ferry Christened at Vigor

Washington State Ferries' first 144-car Olympic Class vessel, the M/V Tokitae, was christened Thursday during a ceremony at Vigor's Seattle shipyard where the

March 21, 2014
Total Views: 23

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Tokitae drydock
Maritime News

A Year at Vigor Industrial Building Puget Sound’s Newest Ferry [TIMELAPSE]

The video captures construction of Washington state’s newest Olympic Class ferry, 144-car Tokitae, from the start of construction through summer 2013.

December 28, 2013
Total Views: 120

Friday, November 22, 2013
Washinton State Ferries Pushes Ahead With LNG Conversion Plans
News

Washinton State Ferries Pushes Ahead With LNG Conversion Plans

Washington State Ferries is another step closer becoming one of the United States' first passenger ferry systems to convert at least part of its fleet from

November 22, 2013
Total Views: 22
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