July 22, 2021

    The Importance of Energy Absorption for Ferries

    What do you imagine when you picture yourself aboard a ferry that is transporting you across a body of water? Perhaps a rolling breeze? Nice, sunny weather and shimmering water? Scenic views? When the ride ends and the ferry is...

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    Topics: ferry terminals, FRP

    July 05, 2017

    Anderson Ferry has Bicentennial

    On the shores of Dry Creek in Hebron, Kentucky, you will see a boat carrying four cars across the Ohio River as the sun rises in early in the day. The ride is only a couple of bucks, and it takes just minutes to cross the Ohio...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, ferry terminals

    June 28, 2017

    Jacksonville's St. Johns River Ferry

    Only a few short years ago, Jacksonville, Florida had a ferry route across the St. Johns River that was in disrepair and near closure. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority took control of the St. Johns River Ferry on March...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, ferry terminals, st. johns river ferry

    June 21, 2017

    Ferry Service in the U.S.

    Tucked between the towns of Rocky Hill and Glastonbury, Connecticut lies a three-vehicle barge that provides rides across the Connecticut River. This service is known as the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry, which began operations in...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, ferry terminals

    November 02, 2016

    NYC Infrastructure: A Visitor's Observations

     

    New York City is a special and unique place; just ask any tourist or resident. To a supplier of infrastructure products (like me), NYC is an interesting city. It's an island of people linked by bridges and ferries. Where...

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    Topics: ferry terminals, New York City

    May 03, 2016

    Hitting The Waterways This Summer? Fenders Keep Your Ride Comfortable

    The last time I rode a ferry was when I took Shepler’s service from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island. Captivated by the view, I wasn’t thinking about things like the fenders that funneled the ferry into the terminal and absorbed the...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, fenders, ferry terminals

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