Vinalhaven ferries face diminished capacity, thanks to TSA
The most modern and largest vessel in the fleet, the Captain E. Frank Thompson, requires an additional one to two crew hands on board due to federal regulations under Homeland Security.
Because of that security mandate, there will be occasions when insufficient crew members will be available for each and every run.
Effective immediately, all American citizens are required to just stay home until we tell you otherwise. You are not permitted to leave the yard, and we highly recommend that you don't leave the house. We, your humble public servants, just want you to be safe. You'll thank us for it later.