Cross Sound Ferry has partnered with the Connecticut Maritime Foundation to buy and install four new diesel marine engines in the Jessica W, one of its high-speed passenger ferries operating out of New London, Conn., according to a press release.
A new passenger ferry has joined the Cross Sound Ferry fleet, according to a press release. The Jennifer C., which can accommodate 50 cars and 300 passengers, made its maiden voyage Friday morning. READ
A plan by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council that could recommend redirecting 3,000 heavy freight trucks per year from I-95 in Connecticut to the North Fork via the Cross Sound Ferry has Orient residents up in arms. (more…)
Michael O’Brien’s truck remained at the Cross Sound Ferry terminal Friday morning. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Security footage from the Cross Sound Ferry appears to show Greenport resident Michael O’Brien parking his car at the Orient terminal before walking east toward the beach area Sunday evening, police and family members said Friday.
Doctor, please take my temperature. I think there’s something wrong with me. I think I’m about to say something nice about, gulp, Cross Sound Ferry.
Yes, the same Cross Sound Ferry I’ve spent years hectoring in this very space over unauthorized site plan expansion, burdensome vehicular traffic (scores of cars dumped onto two-lane Route 25, every daylight hour on the half hour) and other issues.
Could I have mellowed with age? Perhaps that’s it. But I also think my perspective has changed after two recent experiences with overseas ferry services, one based in Spain, the other in Italy. (more…)