|Lagos, Nigeria to get 60 ferries|
|Tuesday, 15 May 2012 14:28|
History was made in Brisbane, Australia last week as Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), pushed ahead with another electoral promise of accelerating inter-modal transportation through the extensive use of the state’s waterways, when he witnessed the signing of the Ferry Manufacturing Agreement for the state between Aluminium Boats Company of Brisbane, Australia, and a consortium of water transportation practitioners known as Eko Water Buses Limited.
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The agreement signing event, which was preceded by an inspection and a ride on one of the prototype ferries being manufactured for the state, is for the initial batch of 60 ferries each with a 200 passenger capacity to be deployed on various routes.
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