The ferry will run until Oct. 15 this year.
AdvancePierre employs about 300 people at its St. John Street plant in Portland.
Other states have let some sell early while rules for new stores are created, but who would qualify is debatable.
Financial, emotional and safety issues complicate the next steps in deciding the fate of Waterhouse Field.
Most who testify before the Marine Resources Committee favor letting Marine Patrol officers install tracking devices on fishing vessels without judges' approval.
The best-seller written by the South Berwick resident, which explores the thesis that quality is the basis of reality, has sold more than 5 million copies.
Such companies appear to have an above-average share of total employment in the high-growth, high-pay occupations that the state badly needs.
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