A new Staten Island Ferry boat will soon join the fleet.
The City Department of Transportation tweeted out a photo that shows the new boat's hull being built . The hull is made out of blue steel . It is upside down in the photo. The Michael Ollis Ferry is one of three new boats being added to the fleet. The work is being done in Florida . Construction on the boat should be complete in 20-9. It is named for Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis, the 24- year -old Staten Island native who was killed while serving in Afghanistan in 2013.