March 24, 2019
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High-speed ferry begins service in Portland

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
The high-speed ferry known as The Cat

PORTLAND, Maine — The Cat is on the prowl in Portland.

High-speed ferry service to Nova Scotia is now underway.

The ferry arrived in Portland’s harbor around 1 p.m. Wednesday, and the first ferry to Nova Scotia left around 2:30 p.m.

The Cat can carry about 800 passengers, 225 cars, and get to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in less than six hours.

Adults pay $107 one way, $194 round-trip. Prices vary depending on if you bring your car.

Service continues through Sept. 30.


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