Ferry Dry-Docked For Repairs, Steamship Authority Says

The freight boat is taking over scheduled trips for the M/V Nantucket through Friday at the earliest, according to the Steamship Authority. The 10:45 a.m. trips from Vineyard Haven on Thursday and Friday will be freight only.

The issued the following announcement at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday:

The M/V Nantucket will be out of service due to repairs requiring the vessel to be dry docked through at least Friday.  

The freight vessel M/V Sankaty will be replacing the M/V Nantucket for its scheduled trips starting on Wednesday February 20th at 2:45pm.  

There will be limited passenger capacity and amenities on these trips.

As a result of the vessel switch, the 10:45am Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole trips for Thursday February 21st and Friday February 22nd will be designated as “Hazardous” trips and will not be available for vehicle or walk on passengers.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Steamship Authority advises its customers to check the Authority’s website for further updates.

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