6/19/2017 12:12:02 PM Limited Spots Remain For Ferry Shipyard Tour June 29
MANNS HARBOR – North Carolina residents and visitors interested in getting a rare glimpse inside the Ferry System’s shipyard in Manns Harbor will get their first of four opportunities on Thursday, June 29. Officials are giving public tours...
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6/2/2017 10:38:02 AM Contract Awarded for Construction of State's First Passenger Ferry
RALEIGH - Passenger ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke Village is a major step closer to reality this week. On Tuesday, the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $4.15 million contract to Armstrong Marine Inc. of Port...
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5/30/2017 3:05:41 PM 70th Anniversary of NC Ferry System Celebrated This Summer
Manns Harbor – It all started with a single route linking Manns Harbor and Roanoke Island in 1947. Now, the North Carolina Ferry System will be filling the summer months with tours, contests and events celebrating 70 years of providing...
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5/11/2017 9:43:28 AM Summer Heats Up on the N.C. Coast with Additional Ferry Runs
Manns Harbor – Longer days and warmer weather mean visitors will soon begin their annual summer treks to the North Carolina coast. Once there, they’ll be greeted with extra ferries to get them to their destinations, as the N.C. Ferry...
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5/2/2017 3:38:25 PM Arriving Ocracoke Fishermen to Enjoy Extra Ferry Runs
(Hatteras) – The Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament begins May 3, and arriving contestants and families will enjoy smooth sailing to their destination thanks to an enhanced ferry schedule between Hatteras and Ocracoke. The...
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4/21/2017 10:59:51 AM Pamlico Sound Ferry Routes to Run Amended Schedule Due to Shoaling
Ocracoke– Due to critical shoaling in the federally-controlled channel at Bigfoot Slough, the North Carolina Ferry Division will run a limited schedule on its routes between Ocracoke, Swan Quarter, and Cedar Island beginning Saturday,...
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4/10/2017 1:56:50 PM Hatteras-Ocracoke Spring Ferry Schedules Begin Tuesday
(HATTERAS) – Just in time for a round of beautiful spring weather, the North Carolina Ferry System will be switching to a spring schedule on its popular Hatteras-Ocracoke route on Tuesday, April 11. The new schedule, which increases...
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4/4/2017 2:48:21 PM Pamlico Sound Ferry Routes to Run on Amended Schedule Through Friday
(Manns Harbor) – State ferries on the Pamlico Sound routes will run on an amended schedule from Wednesday, April 5, through Friday, April 7. The revised schedule is needed while the M/V Sea Level is inspected following its grounding on a...
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4/4/2017 2:20:37 PM M/V Sea Level Runs Soft Aground Near Ocracoke
(Ocracoke) – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry M/V Sea Level ran soft aground in shallow water near Ocracoke Island at approximately 9 a.m. today. The vessel was able to eventually free itself under its own power three hours...
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3/31/2017 3:22:29 PM Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry on One-Boat Schedule Monday
(Southport) – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will be on a one-boat schedule on Monday, April 3, while crews return the M/V Fort Fisher from maintenance work at the State Shipyard in Manns...
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