Suspension of Gozo ferry service on Christmas and New Year
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On Christmas and New Year's Day, Gozo Channel will be suspending its ferry service between 12:00 (noon) and 15:00. The ferry service will be suspended in order to allow Gozo Channel employees, who will be on duty on these two days, to lunch with their respective families and friends, the company said
On both feasts, the 12:00 (noon), 12:45, 13:30 and 14:15 hrs trip from Mgarr to Cirkewwa and the 12:45, 13:30, 14:15 and 15:00 hrs trips from Cirkewwa will not be operated.
This means that the last trip from Mgarr will be at 11:15am, while the last trip from Cirkewwa is scheduled for 12:00 (noon). In the afternoon, the service will resume at 15:00 hrs from Mgarr to Cirkewwa, while the first trip from Cirkewwa to Mgarr will be conducted at 15:45 hrs.
The Gozo Channel Board of Directors said that it would like to show its appreciation to the company's employees who are obliged to work on long shifts and sometimes in difficult weather conditions. It also thanked them for their "unstinting efforts and excellent work in providing a reliable service to customers."
Photograph: Alain Salvary