MTCC contracted for Integrated National Public Ferry Network of Phase 2 & Phase 3
14 April 2022
Maldives Transport and Contracting Company PLC (MTCC) has been contracted for the Integrated National Public Ferry Network Project of Phase 2 & Phase 3.
Permanent Secretary Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed signed the agreement on behalf of the Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure while Chief Executive Officer, Adam Azim signed on behalf of MTCC.
Along with this agreement, Maldives’ Public Ferry Services will be handed over to MTCC.
Preparation of the vessels and other necessary building equipment required for this service will commence during Phase 2 and Phase 3. As a result of this project, a number of job opportunities will be created, while also creating the opportunity to connect the country economically.
Integrated National Ferry Network project is aimed towards the whole country by including and designing passenger ferries. The public ferry network is designed with the health and safety measures of the passengers in mind as well as providing easy and sustainable services to the passengers. With the establishment of the ferry network, other infrastructure required for this project such as the ferry terminal and jetties will be constructed.
Six zones will be included in this public ferry network, and the establishment is planned for three phases.
MTCC is currently providing services to Phase 1 which includes; Ha, Hdh and Sh Atoll respectively.