Efforts underway to salvage MV Torani

Efforts by the government are underway to salvage the decades-old MV Torani, which capsized in the Mazaruni River and questions have been raised as to how this happened to the moored vessel.

A source from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) confirmed yesterday with Stabroek News that the vessel that plied the Essequibo route was moored in Region 7 before it capsized and is currently sunk in the river waiting to be moved.

The source confirmed that vessel had been parked at the stelling after it was put out of commission and was awaiting a decision from the Transport and Harbours Department of the Ministry on its future. ….