RI Fast Ferry application hearings slated for 2015

WARWICK – Hearings in the application of Rhode Island Fast Ferry tooperate a high-speed ferry service between Quonset and Block Island arenow scheduled for January 2015.

“It’s full steam ahead again,” Charlie Donadio Jr., owner of Rhode Island Fast Ferry, said Thursday.

Parties involved agreed upon a procedural schedule Tuesday before theRhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers. The proceduralschedule was previously halted when Intrastate Navigation and BlockIsland Express appealed to the Superior Court to gain intervener statusin the DPUC’s license approval process for the proposed fast ferry.

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