SSA Sees Demand for Cars, Not Passengers
Noah Asimow
Repairs to the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority wharf are on track to be completed by June 15, a week ahead of schedule but nearly a month after the terminal’s normal opening, boat line governors learned Wednesday
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Memorial Day Weekend Sees Soft Opening
Noah Asimow
Sparse ferry traffic, sleepy harbors, quiet streets and an unprecedented pandemic: the Vineyard experienced its slowest Memorial Day in recent memory.
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SSA Closes Oak Bluffs Terminal After Seastreak Employee Reports Covid Contact
Julia Wells
The Oak Bluffs terminal building was abruptly closed Friday afternoon after the report from a shoreside employee for the ferry Seastreak.
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Nantucket SSA Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Noah Asimow

An employee who works at the Nantucket Steamship Authority terminal has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a press release that went out late Tuesday night.

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SSA Traffic Keeps Climbing, Deficit Looms
Noah Asimow
Traffic is climbing and so are revenues, but as Memorial Day approaches the Steamship Authority is still projecting a massive year-end deficit.
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Woods Hole Terminal Reopens After Cleaning
The Woods Hole ferry terminal is open again after it was closed overnight for cleaning and disinfecting.
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Bid Approved for Partial Repairs to Oak Bluffs Ferry Pier
Noah Asimow
Expedited repairs to the Oak Bluffs ferry pier will begin soon, after Steamship Authority governors approved a $267,000 bid Tuesday for the work, with a June 22 completion date.
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Vineyard SSA Governor Blasted by Board Members
Noah Asimow
Vineyard Steamship Authority governor and freshman board member James Malkin came under harsh criticism from his fellow governors Tuesday.
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SSA Due to Open Bids for Oak Bluffs Pier Work Tuesday
Julia Wells
Steamship Authority governors are expected to open bids and award a contract for repairs to the Oak Bluffs pier when they meet Tuesday. Finances are also on the agenda.
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Transfer Bridge Mishap Briefly Disrupts Ferry Service
Julia Wells
The ferry Martha’s Vineyard was running again Saturday afternoon after becoming stuck in her slip in Vineyard Haven in the early morning when a transfer bridge cable failed.
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