Transportation and Works
June 3, 2016

Public Advisory: Update Provided on Portugal Cove-Bell Island Ferry Services

Users of the Portugal Cove-Bell Island ferry service are advised that the MV Beaumont Hamel, which has been providing service to Fogo Island-Change Islands, will return to St. John�s tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 5).

The vessel will begin service to Portugal Cove-Bell Island at 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 6, operating on a one vessel, non-enhanced schedule. The MV Flanders will go into maintenance for four days, returning on Friday, June 10. At that time, the Beaumont Hamel will go into a scheduled refit.

Updates and information regarding all ferry services posted online at

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Media contact:

Jacquelyn Howard
Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 689-2624

2016 06 03                              3:40 p.m.