Bay Area's WTA Seeking to Purchase Two Ferries

Cohen, Jackie
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/6/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32417, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the planned purchased of two boats for the Water Transport Authority(WTA) of the San Francisco Bay Area. The planned purchased was due to WTA's plan to open route between Oakland and South San Francisco which will start on 2008. Water Transport Authority is on the process of negotiation with a pair of Seattle area firms, Nicholas Brothers Boat Builders Inc. and the Kvichak Marine Industries for it's purchased of two boats.


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