Press Release:– A new maritime link within the Capo Rosso ferry services will soon be available from Martinique to Saint Lucia and back.
The “Capo Rosso” will be officially launched on Thursday 4th July 2019.
The vessel will provide service out of Marin (Martinique) to the Rodney Bay Marina, 5 days weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) with a departure out of Martinique at 7:00 a.m. and out of Saint Lucia at 4:00 p.m.
The Service will increase on public holidays and during school vacation.
The new vessel, which is an addition to the existing “Capo Rosso 1” has a capacity of ninety-five (95) passengers, with three crew members and the journey across will take approximately one hour 30 minutes.
At present, only French nationals and Saint Lucian nationals holding resident cards will be able to use this service.
The authorities are currently discussing the possibility of transporting holders of Saint Lucian passports.
Once an agreement has been reached, customs and immigration facilities will be made available at the Marin port in Martinique to facilitate those persons, as well as an office at
Rodney Bay for the sale of tickets.