New Bedford-Nantucket Fast Ferry Approved by Steamship Authority

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SouthCoastToday: A long-awaited fast ferry connection between New Bedford and Nantucket received the final stamp of approval from the Steamship Authority Tuesday [Nov. 17]. The unanimous vote will provide seasonal passenger service in under 2 hours starting in spring, officials said.

The Seastreak Whaling City Express will begin operating with 2 daily weekday round trips Monday through Thursday and 3 weekend daily round trips Friday through Sunday beginning May 27 through Sept. 6, on 2016.

Read more about approval of the new fast ferry service between New Bedford and Nantucket.