6/19/2018 11:34:27 AM Passenger Ferry Hull Flipped; Construction Enters Final Stages
HUBERT – Workers at US Workboats successfully “flipped” the 48,000-pound hull of the M/V Ocracoke Express Monday, moving construction of the N.C. Ferry Division’s first passenger-only vessel into its final stages. The aluminum...
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5/31/2018 2:13:46 PM Major Renovation Work Coming to Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry Terminals
CURRITUCK – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry will temporarily suspend service starting on June 9 in order to perform major repair and renovation work to the terminals at both ends of the northeastern...
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5/24/2018 3:48:08 PM Repair of Ocracoke Ferry 'Waiting Lanes' Underway
OCRACOKE – N.C. Department of Transportation contractors are rebuilding storm-damaged lanes at the north end of Ocracoke Island that are used by vehicles waiting to board the ferry to Hatteras. Two of the five lanes washed away during the...
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5/18/2018 1:53:33 PM Ferry Division Provides Update on Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Service
MANNS HARBOR – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division today provided stakeholders an update on the Ocracoke Express passenger-only ferry service. Among the items included in Friday’s progress report: The four...
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5/15/2018 4:13:32 PM Summer Schedules Begin on Outer Banks Ferry Routes
MANNS HARBOR – It’s a sure sign of the arrival of visitor season on the Outer Banks – the North Carolina Ferry System is beginning its annual switchover to busy summer schedules today. The system’s most popular route, between Hatteras...
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4/27/2018 9:43:24 AM NC Ferry System to Enhance Ocracoke Schedule for Fishing Tournament
MANNS HARBOR – The N.C. Ferry System will enhance its schedule on Wednesday, May 2 and Saturday, May 5 to accommodate hundreds of anglers attending the 35th Annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament. “It’s a huge event for...
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4/5/2018 3:07:56 PM Blackbeard’s Flag to Fly on NC Ferries This Season
(Manns Harbor) – Ahoy, mateys! If ye be sailing for Ocracoke or Bath this year, be prepared to do so under the black flag of the dreaded pirate Blackbeard. The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has teamed up with...
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4/5/2018 1:30:03 PM Pamlico Sound Ferry Routes Return to Published Schedule
Manns Harbor – After a month-long dredging effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the North Carolina Ferry System is returning to its regular published schedule on the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke ferry routes as of...
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3/29/2018 2:08:02 PM Ferry Division Adapts Schedule Due to Dredging Concerns on Hatteras Route
Hatteras - Faced with critical shoaling concerns at the northern end of Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry Division will be adapting its spring schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route to accommodate an emergency dredging...
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3/22/2018 2:09:58 PM Ferry System Transitions to Spring Schedules on Two Popular Routes
Manns Harbor – It may not feel like it outside, but spring has sprung on the North Carolina coast. That means the North Carolina Ferry Division will be enhancing schedules on two of its most popular seasonal routes. On Tuesday, March...
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