Ships get DOTC nod for additional trips on Holy Week



04:55 PM March 27th, 2013

By: Karen Boncocan, March 27th, 2013 04:55 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Wednesday said that it has allowed ships to have additional trips to accommodate the influx of passengers headed for the provinces this Holy Week.

The areal view of Cebu Ports Authority. CDN FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA

Lawyer Nick Conti, DOTC spokesperson, told Radyo Inquirer in an interview that they have given the go signal for ships to go on more trips than usual, provided that they go through pre-departure inspection to ensure the passengers’ safe travel.

“We have allowed additional trips to avoid having passengers stranded at the seaports,” he said.

For more of the interview, listen to the sound clip from Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

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