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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3/21/2018 1:50:01 PM Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry on Alternate Schedules Thursday-Friday
SOUTHPORT – Due to ramp maintenance at the Southport terminal and the return of the M/V Fort Fisher to the route, the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route will be on alternate schedules Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23. The...
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3/9/2018 11:33:59 AM Ferry Division & College of the Albemarle Team Up on Welding Internships
Manns Harbor – An internship co-op program between the North Carolina Ferry Division and the College of the Albemarle’s Manteo campus will give welding students valuable real-world experience when it kicks off at the State Shipyard this...
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2/24/2018 10:14:14 AM NC Ferry System Implements Size, Weight Limits on Pamlico Sound Routes
Manns Harbor – Due to shoaling issues and low water depths in Big Foot Slough, the North Carolina Ferry System is temporarily implementing size and weight limits on vehicles using the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke...
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1/26/2018 9:45:52 AM Ferry Division Reports Progress on Hatteras-Ocracoke Passenger Ferry
Manteo – In Swansboro, the beginnings of a ferry’s keel are being assembled. In Hatteras and Ocracoke, crews are preparing to break ground on new parking additions and visitor facilities. And in Manteo, Outer Banks businesspeople and NCDOT...
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12/21/2017 2:16:41 PM NC Ferry Division Releases 2018 Schedules
Manns Harbor – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division released its 2018 schedules today. While similar to the 2017 schedules in terms of level of service, the Division was able to eliminate a limited number of low-ridership...
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12/14/2017 2:17:46 PM Pamlico Sound Ferries to run Alternate Holiday Schedule Dec. 24-25
Manns Harbor – The North Carolina Ferry Division’s Cedar Island–Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke routes will be running amended schedules on Sunday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 25. The schedules for both days will be as...
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