World Bank recommends ferry service between North and South Caribbean

L’Express des Isles (l) and Val Ferry are two sub-regional ferry services currently serving Dominica

(DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) — The World Bank recently completed a preliminary study on a ferry service that would move goods, people and vehicles from the north of the Caribbean to the south of the Caribbean.

In making the announcement, the Deputy Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Trevor Brathwaite, also said that the World Bank is now making a pitch as to how the private players can develop such a ferry service.

Brathwaite said that the Central Bank and the World Bank are trying to influence the consolidation of existing ferry services, including those running between Martinique and St. Lucia.

“For example, if you want to go on holiday to Dominica and you have a vehicle. Instead of…

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