Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) will start 12-day special steamer and ferry services on Dhaka-Chandpur-Barisal-Khulna on 13 June ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The special service will continue till 24 June, said a press release.
Modern luxurious steamer MV Bangalee and Modhumoti along with traditional paddle steamer PS Ostrich, PS Lepcha, PS Turn and PS Mahmud will be on the fleet of the service.
Special sea-trucks and ships will be available for island districts while two coastal ships MV Monirul Huq and MV Baro-Awlia of BIWTC will operate passenger services from Chittagong.
Special services will also be available besides, sea-truck at Barisal- Mojuchowdhuryhat, Monpura-Shashiganj, Hatiya-Boyarchar, Charchenga-Boyarchar and Ilisha- Mojuchowdhuryhat.
Vacation of all officials, staff and employees of BIWTC operational sector has been cancelled.