Passengers traffic via ferries up - Tuesday, 11 March 2014

The number of passengers via ferries rose by 8 per cent at the end of February 2014 compared to the corresponding period of 2013.
 
Vehicles shipping also grew by more than two per cent during the same period. The monthly bulletin of the National Ferries Company (NFC) pointed out that the number of passengers on board of the ferries stood at 7,152 during January and February 2014 against 6,597 passengers during the corresponding period in 2013, constituting an increase by 8.41 per cent. The monthly bulletin added that vehicles shipping service also witnessed a slight increase by 2.38 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year as the number of vehicles shipped during January and February 2014 stood at 989.