Port Blair, Oct. 26: In order to carry out preventive routine maintenance work on board vehicle ferry vessel MV Pillopanja operating between Middle Strait and Baratang, the services of MV Pilopanja will be withdrawn from service for 04 days w.e.f. 27.10.2021. However, in absence of MV Pilopanja, the vehicle ferry vessel MV Austin-III presently providing services between Uttara and Gandhighat will be shifted to provide services between Middle Strait and Baratang.  

Due to shifting of MV Austin-III, there would be only vehicle ferry vessel MVF Kadamtala to carter the services between Uttara and Gandhighat, during the above period.

Similarly, MV Mus, operating between Chatham and Bambooflat will be withdrawn from services for two days with effect from 27.10.2021 for undertaking urgent repair.

Normal vehicle ferry operation at these routes will be restored on resumption of these vehicle ferry vessels.