Minor Damage After Sankaty Collides with Island Home

The freight ferry Sankaty collided with the Island Home Friday evening while backing into the slip in Woods Hole. No one was injured in the mishap.

Woods Hole Terminal Project Ready, Set — Almost Go

Steamship Authority governors Tuesday awarded a bid for a $2.6 million temporary modular terminal building in Woods Hole, another early step in a large reconstruction project at the Woods Hole facility.

Steamship Authority Chooses Next General Manager

Robert Davis was named to be the next general manager of the Steamship Authority in a unanimous vote at a special meeting Monday.

Appeal Could Delay New Ferry Terminal in Woods Hole

A group of Woods Hole residents is challenging state approval of the Steamship Authority terminal reconstruction project in the village, a move that could delay the project.

Steamship General Manager Search Stays Inside

Pleased with the current direction of the Steamship Authority, the board of governors is looking within its own ranks for a new general manager to succeed Wayne Lamson when he retires this summer.

Captains, Kings Go; People Take Over

It happened yesterday. One minute before 11 a.m., the Island boat line was administered by the officers and directors of the Massachusetts Steamship Lines Inc., as constituted for some time past; one minute after 11, the management was in the hands of new officers and directors, the responsibility of the New Bedford, Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamboat Authority.

Busy Summer: SSA Reports Ferry Traffic on the Rise

Senior managers at the Steamship Authority confirmed this week what many people already knew: there are substantially more cars and people coming to Martha’s Vineyard this summer.

From Ticket Taker to Top Dog, Wayne Lamson Stayed the Course

Anyone who wants to know about Wayne Lamson quickly runs across the story about how he started with the ferry service as a ticket seller in Woods Hole, during the summers when he attended college.

Longtime SSA General Manager Will Retire

When the Steamship Authority holds its monthly meeting on Martha's Vineyard Tuesday, the retirement of general manager Wayne Lamson will top the news. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Oak Bluffs library.

All Aboard: Islanders Welcome, Tour New Ferry Woods Hole

Cameras in hand, at least 30 people gathered at the Steamship Authority slip Monday afternoon to watch the new ferry Woods Hole dock after its ceremonial maiden voyage.