MV Makouria expected to be back on water April. 7

1st April, 2014

KINGSTON - Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD) injected approximately GYD $135M for rehabilitation works on MV Makouria, which is expected to be back in operation Monday, April 7, 2014.

The vessel – on dry dock for 30 days - plies the Parika/Bartica route.

According to General Manager, Marclene Merchant, significant parts of the vessel underwent major repairs including its hull, internals and super structures.

“We also did works on the shafts, propellers, rudders, rudder stocks and everything pertaining to brushings,” Ms. Merchant said.

A new canteen was installed as well.

“The plumbing system has been remedied, and we have repaired all domestic and sanitary pipelines….all defective electrical works were also corrected,” the T&HD General Manager added. “I must say the works were done to our satisfaction.”

E.C Vieira Investment Limited was contracted to carry out the works.