Workers use a crane to move a piece of metal on the deck of the Chimacum, a new Washington state ferry being built at the Vigor Industrial Shipyard in 2016 in Seattle. Finding workers to sail Washington State Ferries will be an issue, as for years young people haven’t been entering the maritime trades in numbers sufficient to fill holes left by aging workers.
Workers use a crane to move a piece of metal on the deck of the Chimacum, a new Washington state ferry being built at the Vigor Industrial Shipyard in 2016 in Seattle. Finding workers to sail Washington State Ferries will be an issue, as for years young people haven’t been entering the maritime trades in numbers sufficient to fill holes left by aging workers. Ted S. Warren AP
Workers use a crane to move a piece of metal on the deck of the Chimacum, a new Washington state ferry being built at the Vigor Industrial Shipyard in 2016 in Seattle. Finding workers to sail Washington State Ferries will be an issue, as for years young people haven’t been entering the maritime trades in numbers sufficient to fill holes left by aging workers. Ted S. Warren AP

$17 billion industry wonders why young people aren’t going to sea to get jobs

August 14, 2017 12:14 PM