SSA Demonstrates Marine Evacuation System
Noah Asimow

In a dramatic scene at Fairhaven Monday morning, Steamship Authority crew and Menemsha Coast Guard performed a full evacuation of the ferry Nantucket. It was only a drill.

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Digging Into the Details of Woods Hole Terminal Designs
Louisa Hufstader
Longevity is just one of an extensive list of objectives the new building must meet, boat line officials said at a recent presentation in Falmouth.
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Advance Bookings Point to Busy Summer Season
Landry Harlan
Early signs suggest another busy summer season with strong advance ferry reservations and a surge of hotel and rental bookings.
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SSA Presents Three New Designs for Woods Hole Terminal
Louisa Hufstader
Tuesday morning in Falmouth, steamship governors and senior managers got a look at three new alternatives from BIA.studio, the Boston-based architectural firm working on the project.
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Early Morning Ferry Delayed Due to Fuel Truck Leak
Steve Myrick
A fuel truck that leaked diesel fuel while driving aboard a Steamship Authority (SSA) ferry in Woods Hole caused residual delays in the boat schedule, Thursday.
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Back From the Drawing Board, SSA to Unveil New Designs for Woods Hole
Louisa Hufstader
Tuesday morning in Falmouth, the Steamship Authority will reveal three revised design concepts for the Woods Hole terminal building.
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SSA Vows to Adopt Recommendations in Independent Report
Louisa Hufstader

The boat line is taking steps to create and fill new management positions and add systems for training, safety and quality, senior managers and their independent consultants said.

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State Legislators Get an Earful on SSA
Landry Harlan

Worries about the Steamship Authority dominated a town hall meeting hosted by Cape and Islands state legislators on the Vineyard Monday night. More than 100 Islanders turned out for the meeting.

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One Year Later: SSA Must Change, Report Insists
Louisa Hufstader
On Tuesday Islanders will hear firsthand from independent consultants what the SSA needs to do to regain the public trust. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the high school Performing Arts Center.
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SSA Awards Contract for Freight Ferry Overhaul
Louisa Hufstader
Boat line governors awarded a new maintenance contract to Senesco and scheduled a public meeting on the Vineyard for March 5 to present results of the recent assessment of operations.
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