Downpayments have been made on the two new fast ferries for the local sea-bridge.
This update came from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday, as he addressed a PNM Convention in Tobago.
The sea-bridge has been a source of contention in recent times, but Dr Rowley insisted that relief is imminent.
Audio: Rowley Sea-Bridge 19 11 18
Dr Rowley also again defended the decision to close the Petrotrin refinery and restructure the company, saying things are on track to return to prosperity.
Audio: Rowley Petrotrin 19 11 18
PM Dr Keith Rowley.