Poor profits has DRBA in search of private food, retail operator

    The Delaware River and Bay Authority is set to begin a search for a private company to run its food and retail services at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

    According to a report in the Wilmington News Journal, the ferry’s concession business lost more than $3 million in four years.

    The report states the ferry’s concession budget operated with $4.1 million in 2010.

    According to the Wilmington News Journal, the ferry operates in the red and loses between $6 million and $7 million every year.

    The ferry connects passengers to Delaware and New Jersey beach towns.

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