Brunei-Labuan car ferry services reduced to five times weekly

The operation of passenger ferries from Brunei Darussalam to the Federal Territory of Labuan and vice-versa is suspended until further notice, the Maritime and Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam (MPABD) said yesterday.

However, car ferry services continue to operate with a reduced number of frequencies to five times a week, from Monday to Friday.

For Tuesday and Thursday, MV Shuttle Hope leaves from Brunei at 9.30am and arrives at 6pm in Labuan. Its contact number is 2771771.

For Monday, Wednesday and Friday, MV Goodwill Star leaves from Labuan at 11.30am and arrives at 12.30pm in Brunei. Its contact number is 8881335.

The public, business communities and commercial vehicles travelling deliver commodities must apply for travel approval from the authorities.

They are also advised to make an advance booking of at least one day prior to departure by calling the numbers given.