New SSA Treasurer

The Steamship Authority has named Gerard J. Murphy as treasurer/comptroller for the boat line.

Mr. Murphy replaces Bob Davis, who will become SSA general manager when Wayne Lamson retires at the end of June. Mr. Murphy will start work on May 31 as treasurer-elect before becoming the official treasurer/comptroller on July 1, a press release said.

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SSA Renews Study of New Bedford Routes

The Steamship Authority will continue to explore possible new routes between the Vineyard and New Bedford — one for barging trash and another for freight ferry service, both using private contractors.

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Ruling Favors Steamship Authority in Woods Hole Terminal Project
A ruling this week stated that the state Department of Environmental Protection was correct when it issued a license for a new Steamship Authority terminal and ferry slips in Woods Hole.
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Steamship Authority Names New Treasurer/Comptroller

The Steamship Authority has announced Terry Cote Vizard as the boat line’s new treasurer/comptroller.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.
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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.
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