Articles tagged under: Ghogha
February 03, 2019
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
January 27, 2019
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
December 24, 2018
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
December 24, 2018
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
December 21, 2018
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.
December 14, 2018
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
December 12, 2018
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
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.
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