As the fog has cleared, ferry traffic has been normalized on Narsinghpur in Shariatpur and Harinaghat in Chandpur. After being closed for 6 hours, the ferry service started at around 9 am this Saturday.
Earlier, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) stopped the ferry service on this route from 3 pm on Friday.
Manager of BIWTC Narsinghpur Ferighat. Iqbal Hossain said that due to dense fog, ferry traffic was stopped from 3 pm on Friday to avoid accidents. Ferry Kamini is anchored mid-river in the Charalakshmi channel of this navigable route for safety. Later, when the density of the fog subsided, the ferry service resumed around 9 am on Saturday.
Iqbal Hossain also said that five ferries, small and big, are running on this route for the crossing of vehicles.