Vineyard Ferry Conducts Security Screenings


MVTimes: The Division of Homeland Security, the Transportation Security Administration, plus the Steamship Authority, local police, and emergency management personnel conducted security checks and searches at the Oak Bluffs ferry terminal Thursday morning, September 27.

The exercise was part of the Steamship Authority’s (SSA) security procedures regimen. The boatline invited the federal security team to conduct the searches, as part of the Authority’s ongoing security planning. It was not a response to any increased security threat, according to SSA officials.

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