Vessels to Operate Daily Between 06.00 AM to 08.00 PM

Port Blair, June 2: In light of the Guidelines for phased re-opening (Unlock 1), issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and thereafter subsequent Order dt. 31.05.2020 by Chief Secretary, A& N Nicobar Administration under section 24(I) of Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Directorate of Shipping Services has restored its  Harbour ferry services at Port Blair as well as outstations with immediate effect, till 30.06.2020 or till new guidelines in this regard come into force.

Conforming to the directions of the guidelines ibid of MHA, the above harbour ferry services shall operate daily  from 06.00 AM to 08.00 PM only.  Due to the ongoing restrictions, the transhipment of passengers in the harbour ferry vessels shall be strictly in accordance to the norms of social distancing issued by MHA and all travelling passengers should compulsorily wear face masks during transport.

Daily commuters are, thus,  requested to plan their journey accordingly and avoid congregation  in the vessel as well as in the Harbour,  so that safe and secure movement of passengers by complying the social distancing norms, is maintained in the Harbour ferry sector.