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Fatal Ferry Follies
Passenger vessel safety isn’t just a third world problem. It’s a worthy challenge to take up in 2015 and at the same time, a completely sobering way to ring in the New Year.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/31/2014 4:36:29 PM | with 0 comments


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RO-Ro operation between Gogha and Dahej on West coast of India to cut down the distance by over 300 km



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Small Washington Ferry Struggles
Washington is a ferry intensive state. But they aren't cheap and everyone is having trouble keeping ferries running in today's economic climate.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 5/8/2011 11:20:24 PM | with 0 comments


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The 13th Coast Guard District has announced that moving maritime security zones in Puget Sound will be enforced with flashbangs fired from shot guns aboard Coast Guard assets escorting high value vessels. The flashbangs will be fired in front of vessels that fail to respond to radio communications or other signals to steer clear of these security zones.



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From pronouncements by various world leaders to contract clauses to regulatory action to reports, last week saw a number of developments relevant to maritime transportation security. Here follow some short notes on some of them, in more or less chronological order.



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PEPPER AND TEAK
NOT ALL TEAK IS CREATED EQUALLY

Posted to THE BUSINESS OF SUPERYACHTS - BRANSOM BEAN by bransom bean on 9/21/2009 12:38:07 AM | with 0 comments


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Federal Stimulus Money Boosts Ferry Ops
Repowering the Golden Gate Ferries

Posted to Ferry Business by Wes Starratt on 8/27/2009 8:29:01 AM | with 0 comments


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