6am-6pm – new working hours for speedboats plying Georgetown/Vreed-en-Hoop


The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) wishes to inform the general public that with effect from Monday, September 21, 2020, the hours of operation of the water taxis on the Georgetown – Vreed-en-Hoop service will be from 06:00 hours (6 AM) to 18:00 hours (6 PM).

Access unto the stellings on both sides will be from 06:00 hours and close at 18:00 hours. However, they will remain open shortly thereafter to allow all commuters to exit.

The travelling public is asked to note that the previous closing of the gates at 16:45hrs and 17:00hrs are no longer in effect.

Passengers and boat operators are being reminded, that social distancing is still in effect on the stellings and water taxis. This will also be enforced by the Department through the introduction of additional monitors particularly during the peak hours

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