2019

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

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:14

SEATTLE – In honor of Earth Day, Washington State Ferries launched a two-year Sustainability Action Plan that outlines goals and actions for greener ferries and terminals. The plan includes initiatives to protect orca whales, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, reduce waste and other ways to make the ferry system more sustainable.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:50

SEATTLE –This spring, Washington State Ferries will host a series of community meetings for each route it serves.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00

MUKILTEO – The Mukilteo waterfront will look different after today. The first walls of the new Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal are going up at the water’s edge.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 14:59

SEATTLE – Look for new pedestrian bridges and an expanded work zone at Colman Dock this spring as work continues to replace Washington State Ferries’ seismically vulnerable flagship terminal.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 14:00

SEATTLE – The word Tillikum means “friends and relatives” in Chinook dialect, and on Wednesday, Feb. 27, friends of the ferry Tillikum, including crew, engineers and maintenance workers, unveiled commemorative emblems to recognize the ferry’s 60 years in service.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 08:45

SEATTLE – Thirty-four times the population of the city of Seattle – that’s how many people Washington State Ferries carried in 2018.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:00

SEATTLE – More than half of Washington State Ferries’ 23-vessel fleet is scheduled to be retired by 2040. The ferry system needs 16 new vessels in the next 20 years, including 13 ferries to replace vessels due for retirement and three additional vessels to fill in when other ferries are out for maintenance and to respond to growth.

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