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Fer·ry

(fer'ē),
Erwin S., U.S. physicist, 1868-1956. See: Ferry-Porter law.
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This new service follows the launch of a satellite communications solution on the P&O Ferries Irish Sea Route in December 2013 and North Sea Route in August 2014.
The Mersey ferries work alongside other popular dockside attractions to generate tourism in the region.
Today, in addition to trains and ferries, Hoboken Terminal customers make connections between commuter rail, buses, PATH, light rail vehicles, ferries and other modes of transportation, as well as using the terminal to access the city of Hoboken, which has become a destination in its own right.
The "black box" equipment (so called because the user doesn't need to know anything about it to operate it) is stashed in the ferry's sea chest and samples sound water drawn in through cooling water intakes, "The chief engineers who serve on the individual ferries do a little daily operational preparation for the system," says Dan Noe of the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division, who is working with Ramus and Paerl to outfit the ferries.
The Birkenhead company dry-docked 24 ferries and carried out a further 24 repairs on ferries afloat between 2013-14.
SAN FRANCISCO - OAKLAND JACK LONDON SQUARE - ALAMEDA MAIN STREET: SF Bay Ferry will deploy two extra ferries on the San Francisco/Oakland/Alameda route, operating a total of three ferries with a combined passenger capacity of 1,383 per departure.
In 1985 Gerry was awarded the Freedom of the Ferries and to date is still the only person who holds the title.
In addition, the ferries will connect to locations throughout the five boroughs and New Jersey, including Brooklyn Army Terminal, Staten Island, Jersey City, Weehawken, Hoboken and Monmouth county.
There are currently more than 28 ferry operators in Europe accessible through the website, which includes Stenaline, Irish Ferries, Seacat, P&O, Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries, Hoverspeed, SeaFrance and Scandlines.
But at a recent meeting in London, the agency, which regulates international shipping, did institute some ferry safety measures, and agreed to allow any country that wanted to impose stricter standards on ferries using its ports to do so.