The Transport & Harbours Department (T&H.D) Ferry Vessels Malali, Kanawan and Sabanto are now able to operate on their normal schedules on the Parika/Wakenaam/Supenaam services after a three year hiatus. This is a direct result of the recently concluded dredging exercise of the Chalmers area in the Essequibo River by the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD).
The Kanawan and Sabanto which ply the Parika – Supenaam route will now depart each stelling three times daily at 06:00 hours, 11:00 hours, and 16:00 hours This was not possible prior to the dredging operations conducted by MARAD.
The Dredge “STEVE N” had commenced dredging of the Chalmers area on September 17, 2014 and concluded on November 30, 2014. This exercise was part of MARAD’s plan to dredge and open-up the shallow areas of the Essequibo River so that ships can operate freely.
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