Ferry services between Batam Centre and Singapore resume after halt due to haze

Ferries bound for Batam at the Singapore Cruise Centre at Harbourfront in 2014.
Ferries bound for Batam at the Singapore Cruise Centre at Harbourfront in 2014.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Ferry services between Batam Centre and Singapore have resumed after a temporary halt due to the haze on Friday. 

The Batam port master has lifted its suspension of ferry services with effect from 5.15pm (Singapore time), the Singapore Cruise Centre (SCC) said in an update on Friday (Oct 23) evening.

The services were suspended from 3.40pm (Singapore time) on Friday.

The SCC said it will continue to monitor the situation closely and advise all passengers of any further changes to ferry schedules. Passengers may also contact their ferry operators directly.

They can also visit the SCC website at www.singaporecruise.com.sg for information on the latest schedule.

Ferry Operator Contact Number Website
BatamFast Ferry 6270 2228 (HarbourFront)
6542 6310 (Tanah Merah)
www.batamfast.com
Sindo Ferry 6271 4866 (HarbourFront)
6542 7105 (Tanah Merah)
www.sindoferry.com.sg
Majestic Fast Ferry 6278 9688 (HarbourFront)
6289 5535 (Tanah Merah)
www.majesticfastferry.com.sg
Horizon Fast Ferry 6276 6711 (HarbourFront) www.horizonfastferry.com