The Formentera council’s Department of the Sea and Water Cycle and the Formentera Council have announced a strategic agreement with Trasmapi to establish the first maritime connection between Formentera and Ibiza. The island institution announced in a note that this service will begin operations next Monday, 4 December, with scheduled departures from Formentera at 5:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, and will end on 29 February, with the aim of strengthening the link between the two islands.
The incorporation of this service “demonstrates Trasmapi’s commitment to the mobility needs of residents and visitors to the islands,” according to the ministry. The shipping company, which currently offers the last night connection at 10.30 p.m., “responds to the community demand to facilitate the displacement of students, workers and tourists.
The initiative is “the result of the joint effort of the first vice president of the Consell de Formentera and councilor of Mobility and Environmental Management, Verónica Castellóthe Councilor of the Sea and Water Cycle, Juan Manuel Lafuente and their respective work teams”. This group works to recognize and respond to the needs of the citizens and emphasize the importance of this service extension for improve the quality of life and promote economic opportunities on both islands.
Trasmapi, with a history of service dating back to the 1960s, “continues to be a mainstay in maritime transport between Ibiza and Formentera”. With more than one million passengers transported annuallythis early morning route “reinforces its commitment to the well-being of the island community”.
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