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MV Ma Lisha is 2 Times Longer and Will Travel Two Times Faster than Existing Ferry – Government

A ferry which was commissioned by the Guyana Government on the 13th of January, 2021 was completed and launched to sea yesterday, Wednesday, 15th of June, 2022. The 70-meter long ship was constructed in India by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers. A government spokesperson said that the ship will travel at a speed of 15 knots which is estimated to be twice as fast as the current Northwest Ferries. The current Northwest Ferries plying the Northwest-Georgetown route takes 24 hours per trip.