Articles tagged under: Ghogha

In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU, Ro Ro service suspended from today

June 11, 2019
In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU,  Ro Ro service suspended from today

Bhavnagar: In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU, the Ro Ro ferry between Ghogha and Dahej across gulf of Cambay in Gujarat has been suspended from today. A statement from Indigo Seaways management today said, "Due to cyclonic disturbance in Arabian Sea , Ghogha- Dahej ferry services will remain suspended from 11th June 2019 from 8PM (No sailing from Dahej at 8PM) until 13th 5PM ( No sailing from Ghogha at 5PM) . On 13th June afternoon after reviewing cyclone’s actual position a ...Read More

Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

February 03, 2019
Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today laid the foundation stone of Gujarat’s first-ever 6-lane flyover over single-piers to be built at a cost of Rs.90-crore near Gondal Crossing at Rajkot city for a permanent solution to traffic snarls. He said that another flyover will be built on the other end of Rajkot’s 150-feet wide Ring Road near Madhapar Crossing, for which the state government has already made financial allocation. Rupani said the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service will be shortly ext...Read More

Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

January 27, 2019
Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

Surat: A new luxury travel bus service will connect Surat and Bhavnagar via Ro-Pax ferry service and complete the distance between two places in five hours. Making this announcement, DG Sea Connect's Chetan Contractor today said, 'passengers wanting to travel to Bhavnagar via Ro-pax ferry had some issues related to Surat - Dahej connectivity. In order to give a solution, franchisee Rahi Holidays and Sitaram Enterprise have in a joint venture started a bus service between Surat and Bhavnagar v...Read More

Honda uses Ghogha-Dahej Ro Pax Ferry service in Gujarat as carriage of its shipment

December 24, 2018
Honda uses Ghogha-Dahej Ro Pax Ferry service in Gujarat as carriage of its shipment

Ahmedabad/Bharuch: Honda 2Wheelers has become the first company to use Ghogha-Dahej Roll on, Roll off (Ro-Ro) ferry services in Gujarat for transportation of its shipment. Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. Yadvinder Singh Guleria today informed this. With the advantage of the services, Honda 2Wheelers India has first dispatched its shipment by road from its Narsapura plant in Karnataka to Dahej in South Gujarat, where it was put o...Read More

Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

December 24, 2018
Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

Bharuch: It is learnt that Indigo Seaways, a private operator which runs Dahej - Ghogha ro-pax ferry service has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining about lack of regular dredging by the State government arm Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB). The company has conveyed that in absence of regular dredging it is impossible to continue the ro-pax ferry service regularly. The company has conveyed that it is very essential to avail 5 meter draft to run the ship and there's a situatio...Read More

3 feared dead, 4 rescued as tug boat sinks after blast in Gulf of Cambay off Gujarat coast

December 21, 2018
3 feared dead, 4 rescued as tug boat sinks after blast in Gulf of Cambay off Gujarat coast

Bhavnagar: Three people are feared dead as a tug boat on which they were aboard drowned after a blast in it in the gulf of Cambay at around 15 nautical miles from Ghogha coast in Bhavanagar district of Gujarat, police said. A total of 7 crew members were on board the tug boat Varun. 4 of them were somehow rescued while 3 others who drowned were still missing, a marine police official said. The boat reportedly had taken diesel cans for refueling of a bigger ship. Th...Read More

Gogha-Dahej Ro-pax ferry service, the pet project of PM Modi, resumes in gulf of Cambay

December 14, 2018
Gogha-Dahej Ro-pax ferry service, the pet project of PM Modi, resumes in gulf of Cambay

Bhavnagar: The Ro-Pax ferry service, the largest one across the country, between Bhavnagar and Ghogha, which was put on halt since November 21 due to technical problems in the ship used for it, resumed from today. Senior officer of the Ferry operating company Indigo Seaways Pvt Ltd (ISPL), D K Manral today said that the vessel has got clearance for ferry after repair and 3 successful sea trials. He said that the third and final sea trial was conducted on December 12 in presence...Read More

Ro-pax ferry service between Ghogha-Dahej to resume in gulf of Cambay from December 14

December 12, 2018
Ro-pax ferry service between Ghogha-Dahej to resume in gulf of Cambay from December 14

Ahmedabad: The Ro-Pax ferry service between Bhavnagar and Ghogha, which was put on halt since November 21 due to techincal problems in the ship used for it, will resume from December 14. Talking to UNI the Gujarat Maritime Board VC and CEO Mukesh Kumar confirmed it today. He said that the vessel has got clearance for ferry after repair and 3 successful sea trials. He said that the third and final sea trial was conducted today in presence of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) Sur...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Ro ferry service paused for 3 days for maintenance

November 27, 2018
Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Ro ferry service paused for 3 days for maintenance

Bharuch: While Ro-Pax ferry operations on Dahej - Ghogha route are halted at least till December 7 for repair, the Ro-Ro ferry operations are also halted for three days for scheduled maintenance. According a private operator, 'Indigo One - RoRo passenger ferry operations are paused for three days for scheduled maintenance. Ghogha - Dahej sea route will restart operation from 29th November 2018.' Meanwhile, when analyzed the root cause of technical problem in Ro-Pax ferry was found in plas...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry likely to resume service from December 7, Ro-Ro ferry functional regularly

November 26, 2018
Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry likely to resume service from December 7, Ro-Ro ferry functional regularly

Bhavnagar: While passenger-only ship Indigo One is functioning regularly on Ro-Ro ferry route connecting Dahej to Ghogha, the Ro-Pax ferry ship Voyage Symphony which can carry passengers, cargo and vehicles is still out of operation due to ongoing repairing work. According to private operator that operates the service, Voyage Symphony is likely to resume Ro-Pax ferry service from December 7. Earlier the operator had hoped to restart ferry service of Voyage Symphony from November 26. However ...Read More