Articles tagged under: GMB

Pictures of Ro-Pax vessel to be in service on Dahej – Ghogha route post monsoon

September 19, 2018
Pictures of Ro-Pax vessel to be in service on Dahej – Ghogha route post monsoon

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

Dahej Ghogha Passenger Ferry service not to operate during monsoon

June 10, 2018
Dahej Ghogha Passenger Ferry service not to operate during monsoon

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

Two arrested for anchoring a ship without permission at Magdalla Jetty of ABG; measures taken to prevent damage to ONGC bridge

May 28, 2018
Two arrested for anchoring a ship without permission at Magdalla Jetty of ABG; measures taken to prevent damage to ONGC bridge

Surat: Dumas police has booked four for anchoring a ship on ABG Shipyard jetty in Magdalla without permission of Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB). Delhi based Fox Energy Ltd's supply vessel MV Shunter was on 20th May, anchored at ABG Shipyard jetty without permission of Jetty official and Maritime Board, following which one Rameshkumar had field complaint against Captain of the ship, administrative manager, project manager of Fox Energy and others. Dumas police has arrested two accused. The s...Read More

Ro-pax ferry service on Dahej – Ghogha sea route likely from next month

May 03, 2018

Gandhinagar: 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

Two foreigners die in Malaysian ship off near Navlakhi port in Gujarat due to gas

April 22, 2018
Two foreigners die in Malaysian ship off near Navlakhi port in Gujarat due to gas

Jamnagar: Two foreigners, both members of crew of a Malaysian ship died of asphyxiation, in the vessel today in the Arabian sea near Navlakhi port in the gulf of Kutch off Gujarat coast. In-charge PSI of Bedi Marine Police station in Jamnagar district where the bodies were brought, M B Zala said that the ship had brought coal from abroad and after unloading it was near the anchor port when one of the crew members went in to a chamber where the coal was kept. He fell unconscious ...Read More

Signal one put up at ports of Gujarat

March 13, 2018
Signal one put up at ports of Gujarat

Jamnagar: Signal number one was put up at ports in coastal Saurashtra today. Signal one implies a low pressure area is forming far at sea and surface wind could be upto 33 knots (about 60 kmph). This signal means the port is not affected but warns of slightly higher wind speed. Singal one was put up following the order from Gujarat Maritime Board head office in Gandhinagar in view of depression in Arabian sea off Kerala coast. DeshGujarat Read More

Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

February 17, 2018
Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

Porbandar:Foreign passenger vessel MV Silver Spirit (Built 2009) with total 367 crew and total 471 Passenger arrived at Gujarat Maritime Board Jetty on Porbandar Port yesterday. Her last port of call was Mumbai. The ship departed to next port of call Muscat (Oman) in the evening. The foreign tourists mainly from America and Britain visited Mahatma Gandhi's birth place Kirti Mandir in Porbandar during the afternoon. Read More

Dahej – Ghogha passenger ferry service operation resumes

February 02, 2018
Dahej – Ghogha passenger ferry service operation resumes

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

JSW Infra – Srei Infra consortium to buy Sterling Port at Dahej in Gujarat

January 11, 2018
JSW Infra – Srei Infra consortium to buy Sterling Port at Dahej in Gujarat

Mumbai: A consortium of JSW Infrastructure, a part of Sajjan Jindal’s JSW Group, and Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd is set to acquire the upcoming Sterling Port in Dahej from its lenders according to a report. Sandesara Group has to pay back Rs 300 crore to banks and Rs 80 crore dues to Gujarat Maritime Board for this project. Sterling Port promoters hold close to 74% equity in the port project, while the remaining stake is held by Sterling Biotech Ltd, the group’s publicly listed flagship ...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha passenger ferry service to be temporarily unavailable from January 5

December 29, 2017
Dahej – Ghogha passenger ferry service to be temporarily unavailable from January 5

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

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