SeaStreak Ferry Runs Aground in Brooklyn

A Seastreak ferry with about 100 on board ran aground near Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn on Saturday, officials said.

#brooklyn-nyc, #bushwick-inlet-park-brooklyn-ny, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #seastreak-llc

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Pink Dolphins in Hong Kong Find Respite Thanks to the Coronavirus

A cut in ferry service because of the pandemic means the animals, a Hong Kong icon, are getting a little peace and quiet in a favored habitat. But the break is temporary and the future not bright.

#conservation-of-resources, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dolphins-and-porpoises, #ferries, #hong-kong

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Bangladesh Collision Between Cargo Ship and Ferry Leaves 27 Dead

The country has a grim history of deadly disasters on its heavily trafficked rivers.

#bangladesh, #deaths-fatalities, #dhaka-bangladesh, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

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Truckers Shun U.K. Ports to Avoid Brexit Red Tape

British ports expected gridlock after post-Brexit trade rules began on Jan. 1. Instead, some are nearly empty as truckers stay away, reluctant to spend hours waiting for newly required export documents.

#europe, #european-union, #ferries, #great-britain, #great-britain-withdrawal-from-eu-brexit, #ireland, #trucks-and-trucking

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Concerns About Covid Strain Cut Off U.K. From Europe

Dozens of countries banned air and rail links to Britain, foreshadowing what a “no deal” Brexit could look like in 10 days.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #england, #europe, #european-union, #ferries, #food, #freight-cargo, #international-trade-and-world-market, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #roads-and-traffic, #shortages, #travel-warnings

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New York Waterway Ferry Company Accused of Dumping Sewage into Hudson

Two former workers claim New York Waterway fouled the river with unfiltered waste from boats’ toilets. The firm denies the allegations.

#bathrooms-and-toilets, #boats-and-boating, #carpenito-craig, #clean-water-act, #environmental-protection-agency, #ferries, #fines-penalties, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #hudson-river, #imperatore-arthur-e, #imperatore-arthur-jr, #manhattan-nyc, #new-jersey, #new-york-waterway, #pohan-armand, #rivers, #sewers-and-sewage, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #waste-materials-and-disposal, #whistle-blowers

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Arthur Imperatore, Founder of a Critical Ferry Service, Dies at 95

He steered New York Waterway through financial straits. He also reveled in moments of glory, notably when his boats rode to the rescue on Sept. 11, 2001.

#deaths-obituaries, #ferries, #imperatore-arthur-e-jr, #new-jersey, #ny-waterway, #stations-and-terminals-passenger, #transit-systems

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Documentary Casts Doubt on Official Finding in 1994 Ferry Disaster

After the Estonia sunk in a storm off Finland, investigators said that a bow door had been bashed in by heavy seas. But a new series has raised disturbing fresh details.

#baltic-sea, #documentary-films-and-programs, #estonia, #estonia-the-find-that-changes-everythingmovie, #europe, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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This Island Has No Bridges. Can It Survive With No Ferries?

On Shelter Island, private ferries are the only way to reach the mainland. With a greatly reduced tourist season, they might be out of business soon.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ferries, #fire-island-ferries-inc, #long-island-ny

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Yoo Hyuk-kee, South Korea’s Most-Wanted Man, Arrested in New York

Yoo Hyuk-kee faces charges of embezzlement from the shipping company that ran a South Korean ferry that sank, killing more than 300 people. Prosecutors say embezzlement helped lead to unsafe conditions on the ferry.

#cheonghaejin-marine-co, #embezzlement, #extradition, #ferries, #fugitives, #justice-department, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #south-korea, #white-plains-ny

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Citi Bikes, Scooters, Skateboards: Anything but the Subway

Some New Yorkers, still nervous about public transit, are getting around town in the fresh air, regardless of how long it takes.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ferries, #revel-transit-inc, #subways, #walking

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A Dream Commute from Weehawken

Downsizing from a suburban family home in New Jersey to a waterfront apartment gave one commuter back several hours of her life every day.

#ferries, #frankfurt-germany, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #weehawken-nj

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