Buccoo Reef ferry to arrive on Sunday

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Buccoo Reef ferry to arrive on Sunday

The Buccoo Reef ferry is on its way through the Panama Canal en route to Trinidad and Tobago.

The 112m-long vessel can hold 1,000 passengers, including 224 VIP seats and 239 vehicles and can travel at up to 45.3 knots.

Chairman of the National Infrastructure Development Co Ltd, Herbert George said on Thursday afternoon, “the vessel should be out of the Panama Canal Thursday night and would arrive in the country Sunday morning.”


It was built by shipbuilding company Incat, in Tasmania, Australia for US$72.9 million.

George further assured that the crew bringing the ship to TT will undergo the 14 mandatory quarantine days on arrival.