Published May 06, 2023

“Investigation teams determined contaminated fuel led to generator failure (including backup systems) resulting in loss of propulsion and steering controls and the subsequent grounding,” Washington State Ferries writes in a brief update. They released the results as the 3,200 gross ton ferry Walla Walla returned to service yesterday on its regular route between Bremerton and Seattle.

Read more:  https://maritime-executive.com/article/fuel-contamination-caused-washington-state-ferry-grounding