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Two New Ferries for Sierra Leone
By Aruna Turay
Nov 6, 2009, 17:12
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In a bid to address the transportation crisis faced by people at sea, especially those plying the routes of Freetown and Lungi, an organization named the Allied Marine (SL) Limited will be launching two brand new ferries in Sierra Leone.

The two ferries called LOUISE and YAPETE will commence full operations on 20th November 2009.

The ferries are expected to ply from Government Wharf Ferry Terminal in Freetown to the Tagrin Ferry Terminal in Lungi, vice versa.

With accommodation for sixty five passengers each, the two ferries are well capacitated with fully air-conditioned systems, musical system, satellite TV and free refreshment services for passengers on board.

The ferries services also provide free bus services from Tagrin to Lungi Airport and back. Reservation cost for adult passengers is US$40 (Forty United States Dollars) or the equivalent in Leones at the current official exchange rate, whilst US$20 (Twenty United States Dollars) or its equivalent is paid for childrens reservation.


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