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Tremen­dous News – HalcyonAir Flights to Maio and Sal

October 26, 2010

We would like to inform you that HalcyonAir Airways will start regular flights to Maio Island from Thursday 28th of October 2010. In the new scheduled there will be four (4) flights a week, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with possible connections to the islands of Sal, São Vicente, Boavista and Fogo. Below is the […]

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Portuguese consortium carries out construction work on port of Praia, Cape Verde

October 25, 2010

Praia, Cape Verde, 15 Oct – A consortium of three Portuguese construction companies is already carrying out the second phase of work to expand and modernise the port of Praia, worth 72 million euros, following conclusion of the first part of the project Thursday. The contract was signed at the end of August and the […]

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DAMEN delivers first-ever newbuild fast ferry to Cape Verde

October 25, 2010

Singapore, October 22 Cape Verde marked an important milestone in its history as the ten-island state sees the official inauguration of its first-ever, newbuild fast ferry. The “Kriola”, a DAMEN Fast Ferry 4512, literally represents a lifeline to Cape Verdeans. DAMEN Regional Director, Friso Visser, commented: “We are very proud to have been chosen to […]

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Second Cabo Verde Fast Ferry vessel to be called “Liberdadi”

April 19, 2010

Alcides Vicente, a Cape Verdean residing in Atlanta, Georgia (in the United States), is the winner of the contest aimed at selecting the name for the second ferry boat being built by Cabo Verde Fast Ferry. The name chosen is “Liberdadi” (“Freedom”). The name of the first vessel is Kriola.

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São Tomé gets ferry link with Cape Verde

April 7, 2010

A high speed ferry between São Tomé and Cape Verde is planned for operations already in June this year, according to an announcement by the Cape Verdean government.

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Marine Princess Ferry Docked Indefinitely, Cape Verde, Maio

December 30, 2009

The hydrofoil Ferry Marine Princess remains docked at Praia sea port with no date in sight for the resumption of business. After news indicating that the vessel was paralysed due to the departure of its captain, several A Semana Online sources have revealed additional problems that have combined to keep the embarkation from going out […]

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Marine Princess Ferry Returns | Maio, Cape Verde

November 22, 2009

Yesterday I got the information that the Catamaran, Marine Princess, will continue the ferry service to Maio; every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.Maio Ferry Timetable / Schedule – click here The ship cargo vessel, Sotavento, will delivery cargo every Thursday at 8 o’clock in the morning and passengers can also use this service. This is the […]

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UPDATE: Marine Princess: Hydrofoil Fast-Ferry | Maio, Cape Verde

October 27, 2009

More news on the new Fast Ferry to Maio from Praia, the boat is called the Marine Princess, there is also a picture. Marine Princess Fast Ferry – click here

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Hydrofoil Ferry from Praia to Maio

October 23, 2009

Since the beginning of October 2009 a hydrofoil ferry has been departing Praia for Maio three times a week! A quick journey and fast ferry which only takes 50 minutes from Praia to Maio. A single ticket price is 1,500CVe.

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Builders of Cape Verde Fast Ferry vessels visit Cape Verde

October 9, 2009

A delegation from Damen Shipyard, the Dutch company building the high-speed vessels company Cabo Verde Fast Ferry will soon bring to the country, began a four-day visit to Cape Verde this week for a series of meetings with port authorities and other entities involved in the Cabo Verde Fast Ferry project. On Thursday, the Damen […]

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