Advance Ferry Reservations Explode, Signaling Busy Summer
After a slow 2020 season, advance booking numbers from the Steamship Authority are pointing to a gangbuster 2021 summer.
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Falmouth Residents Sound Off on Early Freight Ferry
The Steamship Authority’s 5:30 a.m. summer freight boat from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven continues to be a bone of contention in Falmouth, as evidenced by a public hearing Monday.
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Woods Hole Change Orders Continue to Rankle SSA Governors
As the waterside portion of the multi-million-dollar reconstruction project comes to an end, Steamship Authority governors reluctantly approved more than $1.3 million in change orders.
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State Senator Files Bill to Dilute Island Control of SSA
A Cape Cod state senator has filed legislation seeking to alter the weighted vote structure on the five-member Steamship Authority board that gives the two Islands control over the boat line.
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Public Weighs in on Latest Woods Hole Terminal Design
Louisa Hufstader
Steamship Authority passengers, Woods Hole terminal neighbors and other members of the public got their first chance last week to examine the latest land-side design for the terminal reconstruction.
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Island Home Sidelined For Steering Issues Again
For the fifth time in as many months, mechanical issues sidelined the Steamship Authority’s biggest ferry on Sunday, leading to two round trip cancellations on the Vineyard route.
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Steamship Art Contest Opens
Students in Cape and Islands schools are invited to enter their work in the SSA's latest calendar art competition.
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SSA Board Bristles at Mounting Woods Hole Change Orders
Steamship Authority governors voted Wednesday to approve a change order for the multi-million dollar marine side Woods Hole Terminal renovation project, but not before delivering sharp criticisms about the project’s mounting costs.
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As Finances Improve, SSA Eyes Pandemic Crisis in Rear View Mirror
After enduring its first budget deficit in 58 years, the financial news was mostly good at the monthly meeting of the Steamship Authority governors held Tuesday over Zoom. Traffic and revenues are inching up.
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Steamship Authority Plans Public Sessions on Terminal
The first of four community input sessions on the landside design of the Woods Hole terminal reconstruction takes place online March 23.
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