Lady Rose to continue service in Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound

Devon Transport Ltd. announced today that Port Alberni based owner and operator Lady Rose Marine Services has accepted its Letter of Intent to purchase its operating business ensuring the continuity of ferry service to the Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound on the MV Frances Barkley ferry. As a result of the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic Lady Rose Marine Services, which has been in business for 75 years, was due to close its’ doors by the end of this month. With its last sailing scheduled for August 31st this deal arrives just in time to save this much relied upon transport lifeline for the area.

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