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New ferry faring well

By VERONICA ANASSIS Glebe commuters will now have direct travel to Barangaroo and back with a new on-demand ferry service launched this month called Me-Mel. A 60-capacity mini-cat will carry people from Blackwattle Bay, with demand-based stopovers to Fish Markets and Pyrmont’s Pirrama Park. The NSW Government initiative was launched on October 14 to cater […]

Ferry naff

BY ALEC SMART Maritime workers are threatening to boycott working on a new ferry with the ‘ridiculous’ name of Ferry Mc Ferryface. Maritime Union of Australia NSW assistant branch secretary Paul Garrett described the name decision as ‘insulting’, and insisted his workers would refuse to work on the ferry until a more sensible name was […]

Residents’ wish list kept at bay

BY JESS DE VERA Construction and demolition work has commenced in the Elizabeth Bay Marina Uograde, triggering complaints among residents in the vicinity. Since its conception, residents have expressed a number of concerns over the outcome of the upgrade, including a lack of public access and the prospect of bigger boats entering the marina. During […]