Articles tagged under: Ghogha
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
September 19, 2018
Gandhinagar: Mukesh Kumar, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Gujarat government arm Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB) today shared pictures of new Ro-pax ferry vessel "Voyage Symphony" which will carry vehicles and passengers on Dahej - Ghogha sea route post monsoon.
The new vessel is Voyage Symphony - IRS class (107.87 m x 20 m) with 500 passenger seating capacity along with vehicle lane capacity of 800 lane m (65 trucks), gross tonnage - 6543 T, 4410 KW twin Diesel engine, make-20...Read More
June 10, 2018
Bhavnagar: Dahej - Ghogha ro ro passenger ferry service which is operated by Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB) and private company Indigo Overseas under Public Private Partnership(PPP) model will not operate during the period of monsoon.
The service was suspended for the period of monsoon with effect from today morning.
Indigo Overseas in its statement said: 'On Account of monsoon period and GMB monsoon notice, Ferry service is suspended for the monsoon period and shall resume service around m...Read More
May 03, 2018
India's first ocean going Ro-Pax vessel has been acquired by Indigo Seaways for Ghogha - Dahej ferry service.
Since terminal and dredging is already completed, the second phase of Ro - Pax service is ready to be rolled out when the ship arrives in June.
According to Ajay Bhadoo, CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board, Rs 110 crore ro-pax vessel is undergoing refitting at China based shipyard. The ship is expected to arrive by the end of this month and likely to join the regul...Read More
March 19, 2018
Surat: Union minister of state for shipping, chemicals and fertilizers, transport and highway and Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat Mansukh Mandavia in Surat said the ro ro ferry service connecting Hazira and Dahej in South Gujarat to Ghogha and Victor Pipavav in Saurashtra will kick off by April this year.
Speaking on 'Budget for new India' at Patidar Samaj hall of Katargam area here, Mandavia said infrastructural facility for passenger and ro ro ferry service is available at Hazira a...Read More
February 02, 2018
Gandhinagar: After the planned halt for installation of link-span for vehicle movement at Ghogha, the Ghogha-Dahej passenger ferry service has resumed operation today.
Operations were suspended on January 3 for installation of 820 tonne, 96 metres long link span on Ghogha side. Similar link span at Dahej side has been installed already. With this the infrastructural works on both sides are completed.
Once a new ferry vessel capable of carrying both passengers and vehicles arrives from ...Read More
December 29, 2017
Bharuch: Ghogha - Dahej passenger ferry service will be suspended from January 5 for temporary period for installation of link span on Ghogha side.
While there's permenent link span installed on Dahej side, the Ghogha side facility has just a walkway and not link span. Due to lack of link span on Ghogha side, the Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB) is able to operate only passenger ferry service and not full-scale ro-ro ferry service. While passenger service can only carry passengers with fix weight...Read More
November 28, 2017
Bharuch: Dahej - Ghogha ro-ro ferry service is attracting average 55% passenger traffic at present. Number of pick-up points are set up on Dahej - Surat road route. Similarly transportation between Ghogha and Bhavnagar - Rajula is also facilitated now. Adani Group has been given contract for dredging. A two-year contract is worth Rs 48 crore. Initially dredging will be done for 6 meter draft. Later maintenance job will also be done by Adani. By end of January or start of February, ro-ro service ...Read More
October 27, 2017
Bharuch: One-way ticket fare for Dahej - Ghogha ro-ro ferry has been fixed at Rs 500. The ferry service takes one and half hour time to travel between Ghogha in Saurashtra region and Dahej in Central Gujarat.
Two ships are launched on this route. The ship leaves Dahej at 9 am and Ghogha at 3 pm. In another trip, the ship leaves at 11 am from Ghogha and at 4 am from Dahej. Ticket for a child upto one year age is free.
Passengers are taken in a luxury bus to cross the distance between board...Read More
October 22, 2017
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on one-day visit to Gujarat today. Following is tentative schedule of his engagements today:
9.15 am: Departure from Delhi airport
11.00 Arrival at Bhavnagar airport in Saurashtra region
11.05 Departure from Bhavnagar airport to coastal town Ghogha in helicopter
11.35 arrival at venue of function
11.35 onward: Inaugural function of Ghogha - Dahej ro ro ferry service
12.35 Inauguration of Sarvottam cattle feed plant
12.40 Depa...Read More
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