Through a presidential pass conducted by the national president, Nicolás Maduro showed the reactivation of the Carúpano – Chacopata – Porlamar maritime route, as part of the Water Passenger Transport project (TAP) in the
From Puertos de Sucre, located in the city of Carúpano, the entity’s governor, Edwin Rojas, together with the president of the National Institute of Aquatic Spaces (INEA), Almirante Jiménez Rattia and the mayor of the Bermúdez municipality, Nircia Villegas, led the Start-up of the fourth passenger water transport vessel “Playa El Yaque”, which will provide service to the Orientals.
Rojas expressed happiness at the activation and pointed out that “with this fourth monohull ship that is manufactured in Sucre, today the hope of what is the future of Venezuela power is being built, the same one that our president Nicolás dreams of
Maduro and our commander Chávez and his legacy ”.
For his part, the president of INEA indicated that with the national TAP project, they seek more than naval development: “the objective is to support the Venezuelan people so that they can enjoy a quality of life.”
It should be noted that the ship has a capacity of 84 passengers and was built by Venezuelan naval shipyards, with artisanal labor. You can travel from Carúpano to Porlamar a distance of 40 nautical miles (74km), at a speed of 14 knots,
so each tour lasts approximately three hours.
This start-up arose thanks to the alliance with the private sector with the intention of boosting the productive sector of the coastal region.