The Steamship Authority (SSA) met Tuesday morning in Vineyard Haven and voted on a name for its new $43 million passenger/vehicle ferry, approved 2015 winter and spring operating schedules, and promised new changes down the line that will include improved passenger WiFi and electronic passenger ticketing. The SSA had narrowed the name choices for its […]
The revised plan includes a new building, three ferry slips and reconfigured parking lots. Final design and permitting will begin once a feasibility study is completed next month.
The Steamship Authority (SSA) Tuesday approved a “preferred alternative” design concept for a new Woods Hole terminal with the caveat that “the site’s accessibility is improved for individuals with disabilities between the ferry slips and the proposed customer drop-off and pick-up areas,” according to a management report of the meeting. The design concept features a […]
The Steamship Authority presented a revised design of its proposed new Woods Hole terminal at its monthly meeting Tuesday. The new plan incorporated several changes intended to mollify critics. At the request of the Woods Hole community working group, SSA management had asked Bertaux + Iwerks Architects to evaluate several possible variations of the “single level” […]
The Steamship Authority (SSA) is finalizing design plans for a new freight ferry intended to take some of the pressure off larger boats carrying freight and passengers to and from the Islands. The SSA board is also engaged in the design process for a new terminal in Woods Hole that has raised the hackles of […]
In its first meeting of the New Year, held in Woods Hole on January 14, the Steamship Authority (SSA) provided financial relief for the privately operated Hy-Line ferry service on its high-speed Nantucket route. The SSA members approved a management recommendation to modify the company’s license, so that the private ferry service will not be […]