Highspeed boats to and from Phu Quoc Island will be suspended again due to strong wind and waves after resuming operation for only three days.
Boat services in Phu Quoc suspended
Tran Van Tai, director of the Maritime Administration of Kien Giang, said due to the effect of the tropical depression, the seas off Phu Quoc in Kien Giang Province will face heavy rains, strong winds and waves.
The Maritime Administration has asked boat services on Phu Quoc-Rach Gia and Phu Quoc-Ha Tien routes to temporarily suspend services until the weather improves.
Tourists stranded in Phu Quoc
Representatives of boat service firms such as Super Dong, Phu Quoc Express and Hoa Binh said they have informed and returned the money to the customers.
It is expected that the services will be suspended for at least one or two days.
Boat services to Phu Quoc Island were also been suspended due to the effect of Strom Podul and were only resumed a few days ago to serve tourists during the national holiday.