Transportation and Works
July 21, 2016

Public Advisory: Update on Fogo Island - Change Islands Ferry Service

To help relieve high traffic volumes on Fogo Island - Change Islands ferry service, the MV Norcon Galatea will enter service tomorrow (Friday, July 22) to support the MV Veteran. An update regarding a revised, two-vessel schedule to include the Galatea will be provided prior to the vessel entering service.

Travellers are also advised that water issues at Farewell Ferry Terminal have been resolved. A water replenishing schedule has been established in order to mitigate future complications.

The department is making every effort to ensure the online marine services status board is up-to-date as frequent schedule changes occur throughout the day. Travellers are encouraged to visit the website for sailing information:

The department understands the frustrations associated with long delays and is working to address issues and improve conditions for residents and travellers. Thank you to all travellers and residents of Fogo Island and Change Islands for your continued patience, cooperation and understanding.

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Media contact:

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

2016 07 21                              3:45 p.m.