Icy Hudson forces ferry captain to call for help - New York News

Icy Hudson forces ferry captain to call for help

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A ferry for NY Waterway on a routine maintenance trip along the Hudson River needed help navigating the icy waters on Wednesday.

NY Waterway says the vessel was on its way to Port Imperial in Weehawken, NJ, at about 10 a.m. when it encountered too much ice to sail through.

A tug boat was called in to the Croton-On-Hudson area. The boat made a path through the ice for the ferry to continue its travels.

NY Waterway says no passengers were on board the ferry.

The route between Haverstraw and Ossining has been shut down due to ice on the water.
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