Combining Ferry Services Explored in Maine


The idea of having a single ferry service connecting Maine’s Cranberry Isles with both Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor for part of each year is being considered by the Cranberry Isles’ transportation task force, according to an article on

Currently, the Beal & Bunker mail boat ferries passengers, freight and mail between Islesford, Great Cranberry and Northeast Harbor year-round. The Cranberry Cove Ferry runs between Southwest Harbor and the islands from mid-May to mid-October. Beal & Bunker owner David Bunker has said he wants to sell the business and retire, ideally sometime this fall.

Read about officials on Maine’s Cranberry Isles considering combing ferry services.