Saguenay Terminals Limited, a Canadian shipping company, operate a service from Canada to Georgetown in British Guiana which also calls at Maracaibo in Venezuela at approximately monthly intervals. The Royal Netherlands Steamship Company also operate a less frequent service between Georgetown and La Guaira.
Is it not a fact that the transport arrangements in these territories are appalling, although promises of aid and improvement have been made for a long time? Cannot something be done about the transport between the various islands?
As the hon. Gentleman will be aware, air communications have greatly improved and I had an opportunity of experiencing this myself in the last few months. I agree that there is still room for considerable improvement in sea traffic.