SSA Throws Retirement Party for Bridget Tobin
Bridget Tobin recently announced her retirement, and on Tuesday, Oct. 23 there will be a party at the Oak Bluffs terminal in her honor, from 9 a.m. to noon.
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Ferry Katama Remains Out of Service, Sankaty Steps In to Help
Steve Myrick
The freight ferry Katama remains out of service due to engine failure earlier in the week. The freight ferry Sankaty has been cleared to run in its place starting Thursday with the 8:45 a.m. run from Woods Hole.
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SSA Meets on Martha's Vineyard Tuesday
Julia Wells

Steamship Authority governors hold their monthly meeting on the Vineyard this week with a full agenda, including an update on an independent review of operations that began this past summer. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high school Performing Arts Center.

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Chilly Reception for Steamship Authority Terminal Design
Louisa Hufstader
The Steamship Authority held an open house in Vineyard Haven Wednesday to share plans for a sweeping redesign of the Woods Hole ferry terminal.
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Slim Projected Operating Surplus Spurs SSA Rate Increase
Louisa Hufstader
Beginning next spring, Islanders can expect seasonal hikes in Steamship Authority vehicle fares and Falmouth parking rates as the boat line seeks to nourish a projected 2019 net surplus of just over $141,000.
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More Cars Equals Less Island Charm
Richard Knabel
News that the Steamship Authority carried a record number of vehicles may be welcome news to management but not to everyone else.
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Construction Work Resumes at Woods Hole Terminal
Louisa Hufstader
The end of high travel season brings the return of heavy equipment to Woods Hole, as the SSA continues its reconstruction of the shoreside facility.
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Boatline Breaks Record for Vehicles Carried on Vineyard Route
Landry Harlan

For the third straight year the Steamship Authority carried a record number of cars and trucks on the Vineyard route this summer.

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Passengers First
How to explain the fawning first-year performance review given by the Steamship Authority board of governors this week to Robert Davis?
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SSA General Manager Sails Through Performance Review
Louisa Hufstader

Steamship Authority governors voiced their strong approval this week for the job Robert Davis has been doing in his first year as general manager.

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