Launches beached again

  • The government sealed off seven districts surrounding Dhaka with tighter health measures amid the rising COVID-19 infection rate and suspended all long-route transport services. As part of the measures, launch services to the southern districts of the country, too, have been suspended. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government sealed off seven districts surrounding Dhaka with tighter health measures amid the rising COVID-19 infection rate and suspended all long-route transport services. As part of the measures, launch services to the southern districts of the country, too, have been suspended. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The government sealed off seven districts surrounding Dhaka with tighter health measures amid the rising COVID-19 infection rate and suspended all long-route transport services. As part of the measures, launch services to the southern districts of the country, too, have been suspended. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government sealed off seven districts surrounding Dhaka with tighter health measures amid the rising COVID-19 infection rate and suspended all long-route transport services. As part of the measures, launch services to the southern districts of the country, too, have been suspended. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Due to the government-enforced suspension on river transport services as part of an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection, the Sadarghat launch terminal was desolate on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Due to the government-enforced suspension on river transport services as part of an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection, the Sadarghat launch terminal was desolate on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With launch services suspended, the crew of the vessels are spending their time cleaning up beddings and covers of the cabins on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With launch services suspended, the crew of the vessels are spending their time cleaning up beddings and covers of the cabins on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With launch services suspended, the crew of the vessels are spending their time cleaning up beddings and covers of the cabins on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With launch services suspended, the crew of the vessels are spending their time cleaning up beddings and covers of the cabins on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With the launch services suspended as part of the measures taken by the government to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection, the crew members are spending their free time repairing the vessels on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With the launch services suspended as part of the measures taken by the government to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection, the crew members are spending their free time repairing the vessels on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Launches remained anchored all day at Sadarghat launch terminal on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 as the services were suspended as part of the government’s efforts to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Launches remained anchored all day at Sadarghat launch terminal on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 as the services were suspended as part of the government’s efforts to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Launches remained anchored all day at Sadarghat launch terminal on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 as the services were suspended as part of the government’s efforts to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Launches remained anchored all day at Sadarghat launch terminal on Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 as the services were suspended as part of the government’s efforts to stem the rising rate of COVID-19 infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi