Kendari, SE Sulawesi (ANTARA News) - An unending flow of passengers packed ticket windows, and jostled each other for ferry tickets at Torobulo ferry port in Konawe Selatan District here to cross to Tampo Muna District of Southeast Sulawesi, on Saturday.

Till Saturday, the flow of passengers was still high and the holidaymakers still packed the ticket windows at the port to cross the Torobulu-Tampo strait. The ports parking lots were filled with four-wheelers and two-wheelers.

The port had taken precautionary steps by expanding the areas used to sell tickets and employing port security officials, Torobulu port administrator Rusli Nyalla said.

"We have ordered our officials to supervise and regulate the ticket purchase system, and to keep travelers in orderly queues," he said.

Anticipating the increasing number of holiday travelers, the Inland Waterway Transportation Service (ASDP) had raised the frequency of ferries departing from the ports, Nyalla said.

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