Wednesday, 30 November 2011
KEP, Nov 30 (Cambodia Herald) - Regular ferry services between Kep in southeast Cambodia and the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc [Koh Tral in Khmer] are expected to start next year, possibly as early as February, an official from the Koh Tonsai Boat Owners Association said Wednesday. [Read the history of Koh Tral here].
Speaking at the recently completed Kep City Port, the official said a Vietnamese ferry service was expected to inaugurate the new route with vessels capable of carrying "about 40" passengers. With the voyage taking between 60 and 90 minutes, he said several sailings were expected each day in both directions.