Port Administration will start charging fares and freight fees on the Manu’atele this week.
Deputy Director of Port Administration Chris King disclosed this during the cabinet meeting.
Port Director Taimalelagi Dr. Claire Poumele had said on KVZK-TV last week that there would be a public notice about the fares and freight charges for the Manu’atele before they go into effect.
King did not say how much the charges would be but said that the MV Manuatele would be making a trip to Manu’a tomorrow.
The governor advised King not to make the charges too high, just enough to generate some revenue for maintenance of the vessel.