Faster Ferry to Provide Service Between Portland & Nova Scotia


Portland Press Herald: A Canadian newspaper has reported that the contractor handling this year’s ferry service between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, has found a vessel to replace the failed MV Nova Star that would be similar to its predecessor, The Cat.

The replacement ship is the USNS Puerto Rico, a catamaran about two-thirds the length and nearly twice as fast as the Nova Star, the newspaper reported.

Read more about the faster ferry to provide service between Portland and Nova Scotia.