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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Frustration Over Latest Ferry Problems

Ferry service to and from Grand Manan has been cancelled today after engine problems on board the Grand Manan Adventure, which is tied up in Blacks Harbour.

Work is underway to bring the other ferry, the Grand Manan V, back into service. The Grand Manan Adventure cost the province 68 million dollars.

Since coming into service in August of 2011, the boat has been plagued by mechanical problems.

The Liberal MLA for Charlotte-the Isles Rick Doucet tells CHSJ News there's growing frustration on the part of the people on Grand Manan. He says it's their only link to the mainland but he won't go so far as to call the Grand Manan Adventure "a lemon".