Steamship Launches Mobile Ticketing
Steamship Authority passengers with mobile devices now have the option to purchase paperless tickets online, without logging into an account.
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Woods Hole Terminal Construction Resumes
The final year of marine construction at the Steamship Authority terminal property in Woods Hole is scheduled to resume Wednesday.
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SSA Employee Covid Tests All Come Back Negative
Noah Asimow
Steamship Authority officials are breathing a sigh of relief after announcing on Wednesday that 38 contact-traced employees have tested negative for Covid-19.
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Steamship Authority Adds Trips, Reopens Reservations
Noah Asimow
The Steamship Authority announced another slate of complicated schedule updates on Wednesday, adding back trips that were previously cancelled and reopening its reservation system for Labor Day weekend. Test results on approximately 30 contact-traced employees are still pending.
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SSA Shuffles Ferries, Schedule After Second Employee Tests Positive
Noah Asimow

Two Steamship Authority employees have now tested positive for Covid-19 in as many days — including one who worked a Vineyard route — prompting the boat line to cancel trips and make other schedule changes beginning this week, as well as institute mass testing among employees and temporarily close reservations.

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Third SSA Employee Tests Positive in Runup to Labor Day Weekend
Noah Asimow
A third Steamship Authority employee in the past four days has tested positive for Covid-19, causing reverberations throughout the entire ferry service.
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Steamship Extends Kids' Art Contest
Sept. 30 is the new deadline for young artists in kindergarten through 12th grade to enter their work in the Steamship Authority's Sail Into Imagination art contest.
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SSA Stays on Track for Large Deficit; Early Freight Run Still Rankles
Louisa Hufstader
With six months of 2020 travel data on the books, the Steamship Authority is still forecasting a $20 to $25 million deficit for the year.
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Thursday Morning Ferry Delays
A toilet overflow caused the Steamship Authority ferry Nantucket to miss its first round-trip between Vineyard Haven and Woods Hole Thursday morning.
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SSA to Review Architects' Fees
On Tuesday, the Steamship Authority governing board plans to review the accounting of fees from the architectural firm designing the Woods Hole terminal building.
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