Business brief: Seastreak adds late trip for Illumination Night


Seastreak, the New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard fast passenger ferry, will offer a late return trip on Wednesday, August 14, to accommodate people who attend Grand Illumination night in Oak Bluffs.

The last ferry, normally at 8 pm, will depart at 9:30 pm on its return trip to New Bedford. “We are pleased to adjust our Wednesday night schedule to give people the opportunity to enjoy this uniquely Martha’s Vineyard experience,” assistant operations manager John Silvia said.

Seastreak also offers high-speed catamaran services to points in Manhattan from Central New Jersey and seasonal ferry service to Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. For more information, visit or call 800-262-8743.