UPDATE | All ferry service canceled on Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route

All sailings on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry have been canceled, Washington State Ferries reported just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, due to emergency repairs needed on the ferry MV Tacoma.

The Tacoma lost propulsion power as it approached Eagle Harbor on the 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 29 sailing from Seattle.

WSF said service on the route has been halted.

"This will affect all departures out of Seattle and Bainbridge Island until the ship channel at Bainbridge Island is clear," WSF reported. "The Walla Walla will remain in Seattle until further notice."

The ferry MV Sealth was called in to tow the Tacoma away from the beach on Bainbridge Island, but has since returned to service. WSF said the Sealth is en route to Seattle and will make a late 1:30 p.m. sailing from Seattle to Bremerton.

WSF is advising travelers to use the Edmonds-Kingston ferry as an alternate route.

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