The Water Tax Service began operating a ferry service between Port of Spain and San Fernando in December, 2008. The fleet of vessels comprises of four (4) 41 Meter, high-speed catamarans with a passenger capacity of 403. The journey between San Fernando and Port of Spain is approximately 1 hour.
The service was introduced to provide an alternative travel option and ease roadway congestion between San Fernando and Port of Spain at peak commute times. The service primarily serves working class commuters traveling northbound in the morning and southbound in the evening.
The current sailing schedule provides 8 daily sailings (Weekends and Public Holidays excluded) between San Fernando and Port of Spain. The service has transported over Four Million Passengers since its inception.