WOODS HOLE — The Coast Guard responded the Vineyard Sound on Saturday night after a ferry with 78 passengers aboard lost power while traveling to Woods Hole from Martha's Vineyard.

The captain of the Motor Vessel Martha's Vineyard reported the incident to the Coast Guard at about 9 p.m.

The Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead and a response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Woods Hole are on scene while commercial tow is arranged.

The MV Martha's Vineyard is currently anchored outside Vineyard Haven between the East and West Chop.

There are no reported injuries. The cause of the power loss is being investigated.

--U.S. Coast Guard--

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