NFC Achieves High Occupancy Rates in Last Week Holidays

Muscat, The National Ferries Company (NFC)

carried out a high occupancy rate of 75 percent in passenger numbers

and 69 percent in vehicle transportation, during the period from 20 to

24 November, which included the holidays on the occasions of the

birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the Glorious National


The company’s statistics showed that NFC has managed to

transport 8098 passengers and 1,769 vehicles.

The statistics showed that 61 journeys were operated on the

Shana-Masirah route, which transported 6,511 passengers with a 73

percent occupancy rate, in addition to 1559 vehicles with a 71 percent

occupancy rate. It added that 7 journeys were operated on the

Shinas-Khasab route, carrying 935 passengers, with occupancy rate of

85 percent, and 184 vehicles with occupancy rate of 86 percent.

The statistics added that 2 journeys were operated on the Shinas-

Dibba route, transporting 134 passengers with 67 percent occupancy

and 26 vehicles with 72 percent occupancy. The Lima-Dibba route

achieved an 86 percent passenger’s occupancy rate when the 6

journeys operated on the route transported 518 passengers.

Source: Oman News Agency