SSA Creates Coronavirus Web Page
The Steamship Authority has launched a dedicated web page for coronavirus alerts and updates.
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County Commission Names Vineyard SSA Governor
Louisa Hufstader
James Malkin was named to represent Martha’s Vineyard on the Steamship Authority board of governors, following a unanimous vote by the Dukes County Commission Wednesday afternoon.
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Pledging to Be a Good Listener, New Boatline Governor Gears Up
Louisa Hufstader
With less than two weeks until he picks up the gavel to chair his first Steamship Authority meeting on March 17, James Malkin is getting to know the boat line as few passengers get the chance to do.
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SSA Budget for Woods Hole Construction Rises to Nearly $93 Million
Louisa Hufstader
The Steamship Authority’s sweeping renovation of its Woods Hole waterfront operations, originally estimated to cost less than $70 million, is now being budgeted at $92,767,283.
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High Winds Hit the Vineyard; Ferries Cancelled
Bill Eville
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Cape and Islands from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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Ten Candidates Vie for Island Boat Line Governor
Louisa Hufstader
On Wednesday afternoon Dukes County commissioners interviewed nine people for the next Vineyard Steamship Authority governor in three and a quarter hours. One candidate was unable to make the meeting.
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IT Director Is Out at SSA
Louisa Hufstader

The Steamship Authority information technology director has left, the boat line confirmed this week.

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County Commission Set to Interview 10 for SSA Board Seat
Louisa Hufstader

With 10 applicants now vying to represent Martha’s Vineyard on the Steamship Authority board of governors, the Dukes County Commission is set to conduct candidate interviews Wednesday.

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Woods Hole Terminal Costs Climb Beyond $70 Million
Louisa Hufstader

As the Steamship Authority nears two years of off-season construction at its Woods Hole terminal, costs for the project have surpassed $70 million, boat line general manager Robert Davis confirmed this week.

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Eight Now Seek Seat on SSA Governing Board
Louisa Hufstader
Applications to represent the Vineyard on the Steamship Authority board of governors are multiplying. Four more Islanders sent letters of interest this week to the Dukes County Commission.
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