2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 12:00

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries has initiated use of a whale alert app and web-based system this week that will provide ferry captains more accurate and updated location information for southern resident orcas and other whales throughout Puget Sound. Access to Ocean Wise’s Whale Report Alert System (WRAS) is only granted to the commercial maritime operators such as ferries, ships and tugs. It is not available for public use or for whale watch operators.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 09:00

SEATTLE – To thank customers for their patience during recent Colman Dock construction changes, Washington State Ferries is throwing an appreciation event for many of its Seattle riders on Thursday, Oct. 3. Festivities will take place in conjunction with WSF’s annual Seahawks floating pep rally featuring Seahawks legend Edwin Bailey.

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 14:58

CLINTON – Starting Monday afternoon, Sept. 30, Washington State Ferries customers at the Clinton Ferry Terminal will begin using an improved passenger pickup and drop-off area.

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 14:18

SEATTLE – People walking on or off a ferry at the biggest ferry terminal in the state will encounter big changes on Sunday, Sept. 15. That’s when Washington State Ferries will move all ticketing and walk-on operations out of the existing terminal building at Colman Dock and into the first section of the new terminal building to the south. Access will remain unchanged for people headed to the dock in a vehicle, bicycle or motorcycle.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:00

EDMONDS – A half-million people are projected to ride a Washington state ferry between Thursday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day weekend. That’s enough to fill Husky Stadium seven times.

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 17:07

SEATTLE – One of two available slips will close so contractor crews can pour a new concrete walkway as part of the Colman Dock Project. Due to the closure, all sailings to and from Seattle will follow a temporary sailing schedule Saturday, July 13, through Monday, July 15.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – Prepare to wait awhile if driving onto a state ferry over the Independence Day holiday weekend as more than half a million people pass through Washington State Ferries’ terminals and vessels Wednesday, July 3, through Monday, July 8.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – After nearly 52 years in the Washington State Ferries’ fleet, Hyak will be decommissioned late Sunday night, June 30, following its 9:05 p.m. scheduled sailing from Seattle to Bremerton.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – Nearly 500,000 people are projected to ride a state ferry today, May 23 through Tuesday, May 28 for Memorial Day weekend. That’s the equivalent of more than 10 sellout crowds at T-Mobile Park.

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 09:06

Washington State Ferries selects contractor to build berthing and loading structures

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