Global Marine Car Barge

Photo credit: © JJGrana

Global Marine's Tug Life (also known as Roanoke) is one of three car barges that runs between St. Thomas and St. John.

It stands out from the others because there are potted palm trees on the deck, allowing the tropical setting of the U.S. Virgin Islands to travel with you between locales. 

A trip aboard Tug Life is prices at $30 one way, $50(USD) round trip, including the price of the vehicle. Keep in mind that Port Authority will charge a port fee for your vehicle. Cars, motorcycles, and small to medium SUVs cost $4, and trucks, vans, and large SUVs pay $6(USD). This fee is collected on St. Thomas.

Check the chart below for the barge's schedule so you can plan your trip between St. Thomas and St. John:

Departing from Cruz Bay Departing from Red Hook
7:15 a.m.*
6:15 a.m.*
9:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

*= does not sail on Sundays.

For more information you can contact Global Marine directly at 340-775-6279.

Traveling between islands doesn't mean you have to give up the freedom of drivng you own vehicle.  Global Marine allows you to remain in control and sail across the sea.


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