Rough sea again hits ferry services to Phu Quoc

Rough sea again hits ferry services to Phu Quoc

Excessive-speed boats to Phu Quoc Island anchor at Rach Gia Port resulting from unhealthy climate, July 20, 2022. Picture by Duong Dong

All ferry companies to and from Phu Quoc Island have been suspended for the second time in every week Wednesday resulting from tough seas.

On common, there are 30 each day ferry and boat journeys carrying vacationers from Rach Gia and Ha Tien cities to Phu Quoc, a vacationer hotspot well-known for lengthy, sandy beaches and luxurious resorts.

Underneath the affect of the southwest monsoon, the coast from Ca Mau to Kien Giang was hit by heavy rains, robust winds and tough seas since Wednesday, with waves climbing to 1.5 meters.

Tran Van Tai, director of the Port Authority of Kien Giang Province, dwelling to Phu Quoc, mentioned boat companies would resume when the climate eases, and affected passengers would get full refunds.

Earlier boat companies had been suspended for 3 days from July 11, leaving some 41,000 guests caught on the island.

Phu Quoc has entered the height summer season travel season, however Might-October can also be the wet season there.

It obtained 1.4 million vacationers within the first half of this 12 months.