Port Blair, Jan 4: In order to curb the spread of COVID positive cases in A&N Islands for the safety of the people the District Administration has imposed Night Curfew from 09 PM to 5 AM. In view of this, this Directorate of Shipping Services has decided to curtail the existing passenger/Vehicle ferry service between Chatham - Bambooflat, Chatham- Dundus Point, Phoenix Bay – Bambooflat/Panighat during night hours. The last passenger/vehicle ferry service will be available for commuters during night hours in the above routes as under:-

ANTCC President Mr. Rangalal Halder has expressed deep sadness at the passing away of Shri. Sathatar Mondal (age 53), resident of Mithakhari village who breathed his last at PHC Tushnabad. Mr. Halder prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and for giving enough strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

Port Blair, Jan 4: Due to technical snag the vessel MV Mus has been withdrawn from the vehicle ferry service for rectification of its defects. However, all efforts are being made by this Directorate to rectify the defects and restore normalcy. Till such time, the commuters are requested to cooperate with this Directorate. Inconvenience caused to the general public is deeply regretted.

ANTCC President Shri. Rangalal Halder has condoled the demise of Mr. Nepal Biswas (age 40), resident of Minibay (Ward no. 16) who breathed his last on Tuesday 4:10 am at G.B Pant Hospital. He prayed to the Almighty for the strength and perseverance of all bereaved family members to get through this difficult time of irreparable loss.

Port Blair, Jan 4: The Directorate of Shipping Services in consultation with the District Administration has scheduled the sailing programme of the vessel MV Bharat Seema for Diglipur via Mayabunder on 08.01.2022 (Sat) at 1700 Hrs from Haddo Wharf. The vessel will sail back to Port Blair on 09.01.2022 (Sun) at 1400 Hrs from Diglipur via Mayabunder.