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SRB to conduct two operations to prevent passenger overloading
Posted on : 21 Dec 2017  Source of News: The Borneo Post Online

SRB Sibu assistant enforcement officer Jerry Lenggir (left) and his officers check the tickets of passengers in an express boat.

SIBU: Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) will conduct two operations to prevent overloading in anticipation of the surge in passenger volume as Christmas Day draws near.

According to SRB Sibu assistant controller (Region II) Hatta Morshidi, the first operation will be
from tomorrow (Dec 22) to Dec 24; while the second operation from Dec 30 to Jan 1 next year. 
Hatta said river blocks will be carried out as well as daily river patrols to ensure compliance with safety rules. He said as of Dec 19, Sibu Express Boat Terminal recorded 880 passenger arrivals with 682 departures.

Boat passengers show their tickets.