Articles tagged under: Ghogha
November 27, 2018
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
November 26, 2018
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
November 21, 2018
Update: Vice-Chairman & CEO, Gujarat Maritime Board, Mukesh Kumar said that the ship with a maximum capacity of 525 passengers got an high temperature alarm and its engine stopped working. After that two tug boats tugged it back to Ghogha safely. There were 461 passengers and around 90 vehicles on board.'We are going to use the Ro-Ro boat Indigo sea for the evening services. We will examine the technical faults of the Ro-pax boat and see what went wrong and how it could be mended,' he added.
November 20, 2018
Bharuch/Bhavnagar: DG Sea Connect, a private operator that operates Dahej-Ghogha ro-pax ferry service has announced new timings for the service fro 1st December 2018. According to the latest announcement, the ferry service from Ghogha will depart at 8 am and 4 pm every day while from Dahej it will depart at 11 am and 7.30 pm.
At present, the afternoon departure time from Ghogha is 5 pm which shall be 4 pm from December 1st. Similarly, at present the evening departure time from Dahej is 8.30...Read More
November 18, 2018
Surat: Ghogha - Hazira ( Bhavnagar - Surat ) Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) ferry service is likely to be launched on December 9 this year. Industrially developed Hazira is 20 km away from Surat. It has almost become a part of Surat. Ro-Ro ferry service will curtail travel time between Ghogha and Hazira from 10 hours at present to little over 3 hours, or travel distance from 360 km (Surat - Bhavnagar) to 67 nautical miles.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had in October last week announced that Ghogha ...Read More
October 27, 2018
Ghogha (Gujarat): CM Vijay Rupani today said that Ghogha, from where India's largest Ro-pax ferry service started today, the passenger based Ro-Ro service would also start for all important port of Hazira in Surat by December this year.
Speaking to media persons, Rupani said that after connection of Ghogha and Hazira steps would be initiated to connect it with Mumbai for both passenger as well as vehicle and good services.
He said that the port of Hazira which was maintained by Ess...Read More
October 27, 2018
Bhavnagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched Ro-Pax ferry service between Ghogha (Bhavnagar district in Saurshtra region) and Daej (Bharuch district of Central Gujarat region) which is first of its kind in India. Ro-Pax service, trial run for which are completed will start its services with South Korea manufactured Voyage Symphony vessel. With this, already existing passenger ferry service will also resume its services post monsoon break.
October 25, 2018
Ahmedabad: India's first Ro-Pax ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej ports will be launched by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on 27th October. With this the Vessel 'Voyage Symphony' which has been made in South Korea will sail on its maiden journey from Ghogha terminal to Dahej. Voyage Symphony has already conducted trial runs on this route successfully recently.
The high speed 'passenger' ferry service on the same route was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22nd October 2017.
October 23, 2018
Bharuch: First trial run of RoPax vessel - Voyage Symphony from Ghogha to Dahej and docking at Dahej Terminal has been successful. Commercial services will be started shortly, tweeted Gujarat Maritime Board CEO Mukesh Kumar(IAS).
Later Ministry of Shipping informed that second trial run from Dahej to Ghogha was also successful. 12 trucks were loaded and sent to Ghogha from Dahej in this round of trial.
The service was to be launched on 12 October and Chief Minister had made related a...Read More
October 11, 2018
Bhavnagar: RoPax vessel Voyage Symphony has been docked at Ghogha jetty for Dahej-Ghogha ro-ro ferry service which is likely to start this month. The vessel was docked at Okha port for last few months after its arrival from South Korea due to monsoon period. It was brought to Ghogha jetty and docked without assistance of tug last evening. The RoPax service was to be launched with this new vessel on October 12(tomorrow). However due to break down in holding portion of jetty at Dahej, the serv...Read More
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