Holidaymakers stranded after ferry stalls at Likoni

Easter holidaymakers using the Likoni crossing channel to South Coast. Passengers moving into and out of Mombasa Island through the Likoni Channel will spend only a third of the time to cross. PHOTO/FILE.

What you need to know:

  • The mid-afternoon incident caused a massive congestion on both sides of the Likoni crossing channel.
  • After both ferries offloaded, MV Nyayo laboured to tow the stalled Harambee to the KFS jetty where it (Nyayo) also developed technical problems leaving only MV Likoni in operation.
  • Sources privy to the KFS operations said most weekends are used to service the ferries that transport more than 250,000 people and over 5,000 vehicles daily.

Holidaymakers destined to the South Coast were on Saturday afternoon stranded for several hours after a ferry, MV Harambee stalled at the Likoni channel.

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