Transportation and Works

Fogo Island - Change Islands - Farewell

Notice: The MV Veteran along with the MV Norcon Galatea will be providing service according to the Temporary Two Vessel Summer Schedule see link below. 

Notice for July 21st, 2017, PLEASE TAKE NOTE: of the following schedule change to take effect on Friday 21st.  MV Norcon Galatea will depart Fogo Island and Change Islands @ 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. respectively (formerly 9:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.)

Note:  We operate on a first come, first served basis, NO RESERVATIONS.

 Updates and additional service notes can be found on the Marine Services dashboard at

Vessel: MV Veteran (In Service)

MV Veteran:  Automobiles: 64 | Passengers: 200

Detailed Vessel Information:

Ferry Route:

Crossing Times: Farewell to Fogo Island (13 km): 1 hour and 15 minutes (combined) 45 minutes (direct)
Farewell to Change Islands (6 km): 20 minutes

Fogo Island - Change Islands - Farewell


Contact Us:

Marine Services Branch

Department of Transportation and Works
Tel: 1-888-638-5454
Recorded Information: Local calls from Fogo Island (709) 627-3492
Calls from Change Islands or outside the local service area 1-855-621-3150

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM (NST)



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