Dual New Zealand ferry incidents
- Fiji takes BC's Queen of Prince Rupert. // PowerShips;Spring2012, Issue 281, p65
The article states that the former British Columbia ferry "Queen of Prince Rupert" was taken under control by the Fiji Islands in late 2011 and renamed "Lomaiviti Princess."
- Ferry good year. Gill, Rob // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/7/2002, Issue 2534, p62
Reports that the ferry industry has experienced a 5% rise in passenger numbers and 6% increase in car carryings between Great Britain and the European continent in he first seven months of 2002. Comparison with the performance of the Eurotunnel; Companies with plan to launch bigger ships.
- Operators find domestic bliss. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/7/2002, Issue 2534, p63
Reports on the performances of ferry companies in Great Britain, during the summer of 2002. Increase in British passengers in the first seven months; Ferry operators' offer of discounts in the summer peak; Competition on the Hoylhead-Dublin route.
- Dover posts 7pc increase in passengers in August. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/7/2002, Issue 2534, p63
Reports that the number of ferry passengers using Dover, England, rose 7.4% to 2.15 million in August 2002 compared with the same month in 2001.
- Lonely Deaths in An Unforgiving Sea. Johnson, Dirk // Bulletin with Newsweek;04/24/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6271, p82
Recounts the sinking of the Arctic Rose fishing vessel in Bering Sea in Alaska claiming 15 lives. Ships origin and destination; Background on the crew aboard the ship; Conditions of the Bering Sea where the ship sunk; Inadequacy of the safety regulations of the Coast Guard; Dangers of...
- Fast ferries to steam ahead. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Jan1998, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the Fast Ferry International conference in London, England held in December 1997. Highlights of the event; Growth opportunities in island archipelago nations such as the Caribbean, Philippines and Indonesia.
- Tourism Promoters Relish Crack At Milwaukee. Sanchez, Mark // Grand Rapids Business Journal;1/26/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the planned launch of high-speed cross-lake ferry service in Muskegon, Michigan in Spring 2004. Comments from Marci Cisneros, director of the Grand Haven-Spring Lake Area Visitors Bureau; Overview of the service; Capacity of the vessel.
- Saving History in Sitka. Lembo, Elaine // MotorBoating;Jun2009, Vol. 202 Issue 6, p23
The article focuses on the efforts of the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society for the restoration and conversion of the Marine Ways boathouse in Japonski Island, Sitka, Alaska into a working maritime heritage center. The goal of the society is to raise the national profile of Sitka's nautical...
- Coracles. Fowler, Martin; Drath, Dan // Ash Breeze;Winter2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p9
The article presents information on Coracles, a water transportation. It notes that coracles were one of the earliest forms of water transport in ancient times and were made from materials, such as wood, reed and animal hides. In relation to this, variations of skin and basket boats are also...