Ferry Procurement Still Ongoing

The Ministry of Finance says it has not to date awarded a new Ferry contract.

It says the process of evaluating tenders is still ongoing and a decision is expected to be made and announced in the coming days or weeks.

The current ferry contract ends on Sunday September 30th.

Once awarded, the new contract is expected to take effect from Monday October 1st for a period of 12 months.

The ‘Montserrat Ferry Service’ procurement process began in July 2018 and a total of three tenders were received.

The successful bidder will be expected to operate a fully crewed vessel between Montserrat and Antigua, with occasional services to other neighbouring islands.