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Finding a faster ferry

...list of potential contractors for the first fast ferry from five to two, based on design proposals. Financial bids from Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, N.Y., and Nichol Brothers Boat Builders of Washington state will be opened March 21. The state's...
N.Y. shipyard front-runner to build state's fast ferries

Derecktor Shipyards of New York is the apparent...shipyard's bid stands up to state scrutiny, Derecktor will get the contract and the Juneau...This is a very positive thing." Derecktor's bid was lower than one by Austal...
Photo: Fast ferry launch

Derecktor Shipyards launches the M/V Chenega on Sunday in Bridgeport, Conn...few more months in Connecticut before she is ready to sail for Alaska. Derecktor will spend this time commissioning her and performing sea trials in Long...
Three shipyards vie for fast ferry contract

...the contract the first time around. Derecktor Shipyards of New York, Eastern Shipbuilding...vessel fully funded so far. Although Derecktor Shipyards, Eastern Shipbuilding, and...contract in December," Grasser said. Derecktor Shipyards dropped out last time because...
State briefs

...Transportation Commissioner Joe Perkins and Paul Derecktor of Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, N.Y., attended the...this morning at the Capitol. Under the contract, Derecktor will build a Juneau-Sitka ferry plus a second vessel...
State sues over fast-ferry flaws Superior Court against Robert E. Derecktor Inc. of New York and two engine manufacturing...Friedrichshafen GmbH and MTU Detroit Diesel. Derecktor Shipyards Inc. of Bridgeport, Conn...said. A New York-based attorney for Derecktor did not return phone calls Monday. The...
Construction on Prince William Sound fast ferry begins

...ferry Chenega on Thursday at R.E. Derecktor Shipyard in Bridgeport, Conn. From...Cordova, Valdez and Whittier. The R.E. Derecktor Shipyard won a $68 million contract...Gavin Higgins, general manager of the Derecktor Shipyard for last week's plate-cutting...
Photo: Fairweather glimpse Alaska Marine Highway high-speed ferry Fairweather motors through Long Island Sound Wednesday morning after leaving Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn., traveling 22 knots. It will go through the Panama Canal before arriving in Juneau on March...
New fast ferry christened

...wife of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, breaks a bottle of champagne over the bow of the fast ferry Chenega on Saturday at the Derecktor shipyard in Bridgeport, Conn. The sister ship to the Fairweather - and Alaska's second fast ferry - is scheduled to begin...
High-speed ferry christened

...were among the dignitaries and nearly 300 spectators at Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Conn., where the vessel was built...said. It is one of two high-speed ferries being built by Derecktor Shipyards for the state of Alaska in a deal worth about...


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