BREAKING NEWS from NY1:

The Seastreak Wall Street Ferry carrying commuters from Highlands, N.J., allided hard with dock at Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan this morning at approx. 8:50 am. NY1 is reporting there are more than a dozen passenger injuries. FDNY, EMS, NYPD and Coast Guard are on scene.

UPDATE: 10:45 am: Pier 11 is closed to all ferry traffic until further notice.
East River Ferry Advisory: southbound service will use Pier 17 (South Street Seaport) until further notice.

Seastreak Advisory: The 5:55 East 35th St. and 6:10 Pier 11 departures are cancelled for today, 1/9/12. Seastreak is pleased to announce that we have reinstated our 6:40 AM departure from Highlands. In addition, the 10:00 AM departure which has been temporarily operating out of Highlands will now be departing from Atlantic Highlands.

by Mai Armstrong for Working Harbor Committee

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