Here is ferry roundup!
M/V Sealth still out of service after damage to the vessel’s engine output shaft.
WSDOT is offering ride vouchers for those disrupted during the Port Townsend/Keystone closure.
Gov. Gregoire congratulates Port Townsend students for new vessel name class for the 64-car ferries: the Kwa-di Tabil Class, which means “little boat”
M/V Chetzemoka is progressing swiftly. Todd Shipyards are installing windows, doors, lighting and other accessories on-board the vessel currently. The Chetzomoka is scheduled to start service this Summer once six weeks of crew training and sea trials are completed.
Speaking of new ferries, the first 144-car ferry is scheduled to start construction next year.
WSF is featured in The Coast Guard Compass
Trouble deciding if you want to move to ORCA or stick with Wave2Go? Check out this handy guide by WSF
King County Water Taxi propose a 50-cent fare hike
Ever wondered what boat you are going to get? Or perhaps you have one of interest? Check out the WSF Vessel Watch
Have you pondered just what happened to your ferry and why it isn’t in service? You can see when your vessel is scheduled for maintenance by checking out this page
The state wants ferry rider opinions on the services.
Did you know that WSF also has ferry service in Eastern Washington? The little known Martha S has been making trips across the Columbia River since 1948. The free service runs from 6am to midnight, every day and takes about 10 minutes to make the crossing
Did you know that there are several other ferry systems around Washington State? Exploring some of these operations could make for a fantastic vacation this summer!
Did you know that all ferries shares something similar to diesel locomotives? The Super Jumbo Mark II vessels for example use the same high powered engines that EMD uses in their SD70 series locomotives. The Super Jumbo Mark II however has 4 engines, producing 4000HP each.