Tourist ships shut down in St. Martin, more than three hundred stranded
The sea is rough due to the effect of cyclone ‘Jawad’. As a result, the administration has announced a two-day shutdown of tourist ships on the Teknaf-Saint Martin and Cox’s Bazar routes. As a result, on December 5 and 6 (Sunday-Monday) all types of shipping, including tourist ships, will be closed in St. Martin. As a result, more than 300 tourists from St. Martin could not return on the scheduled day. However, if the weather is normal on Sunday, there will be no ban on shipping the next day (Monday), the concerned said.
Tourist ships shut down in St. Martin
Confirming the matter on Saturday (December 4) afternoon, Teknaf Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Parvez Chowdhury said the meteorological office was reporting that Cyclone Jawad had intensified and was moving towards the coast.
Confirming the matter on Saturday
Shipping on the Teknaf-Saint Martin waterway has been ordered from Sunday morning to Monday. However, if the weather is normal, shipping can be resumed the next day. Tourists who have booked tickets to St. Martin’s have been instructed to refund.
Shipping on the Teknaf-Saint Martin
Zahir Uddin Bhuiyan, Traffic Supervisor, Teknaf Region, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), said tourist routes on the route have been suspended due to warning signal No. 3 at the country’s seaports, including Cox’s Bazar.