Information on License Agreement Renewals

Posted: November 20, 2020

Cape and Islands Transport License Request

Cape and Islands Transport License

Island Commuter Corp. License Request

Island Commuter Corp. License

Hyannis Harbor Tours License Request

Hyannis Harbor Tours License

 

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

ON PROPOSED LICENSE AGREEMENT RENEWALS WITH

CAPE AND ISLANDS TRANSPORT, INC. (“FALMOUTH-EDGARTOWN FERRY”),

ISLAND COMMUTER CORPORATION (“ISLAND QUEEN”) AND

HYANNIS HARBOR TOURS, INC. (“HY-LINE CRUISES”)

            The Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority (“the Authority”) seeks public comments regarding the following proposed license agreements:

1.         a renewal of the Authority’s license agreement with Cape and Islands Transport, Inc., d/b/a Falmouth-Edgartown Ferry, to operate a passenger-only ferry service between Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard (Edgartown);

2.         a renewal of the Authority’s license agreement with Island Commuter Corporation. to operate a passenger-only ferry service between Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard (Oak Bluffs); and

3.         a renewal of the Authority’s license agreement with Hyannis Harbor Tours, Inc., d/b/a Hy-Line Cruises, to operate passenger-only ferry services between Hyannis and Nantucket, between Hyannis and Martha's Vineyard (Oak Bluffs), and between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard (Oak Bluffs).

The Authority requests the public to submit written comments regarding the proposed renewals.  All comments must be received by the Authority’s General Manager, Robert B. Davis, no later than Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the following address:  by email at rdavis@steamshipauthority.com or by regular mail addressed to him c/o Steamship Authority, 228 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA  02540.

The public can view and download all of the licensed operators’ current license agreements, as well as their requests for renewals, by going to the Authority’s website, www.steamshipauthority.com, and clicking on “About” and then on “News” to see the License Agreements category.  All of those documents are also available for inspection during regular business hours at the Authority’s General Offices.  For further information, you may contact the Authority’s General Counsel, Terence G. Kenneally, at (508) 548-5011 ext. 301 or by email at tkenneally@steamshipauthority.com.