Articles tagged under: Shipping

Ghogha – Hazira Ro-Ro passenger ferry service from December 9

November 18, 2018
Ghogha – Hazira Ro-Ro passenger ferry service from December 9

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

Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Ro ferry service to start by December: CM Rupani

October 27, 2018
Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Ro ferry service to start by December: CM Rupani

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

Live: Gujarat CM launches Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry service

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.     ...Read More

One dead, 6 injured as tug boat tied with Ropex ferry vessel Voyage Symphony capsizes near Dahej

October 25, 2018
One dead, 6 injured as tug boat tied with Ropex ferry vessel Voyage Symphony capsizes near Dahej

Bharuch: A 55 year old crew member of a tug boat died a tragic death during an accident involving Ropex ferry service vessel Voyage Symphony's trail run from Dahej in Bharuch district this afternoon. PI of Dahej Marine police station R K Ladva said that the vessel's trial runs before its upcoming inauguration by CM Vijay Rupani on October 27 were going on. 'During one such run when the vessel was leaving Dahej jetty tug boats as usual were being used for moving it. During thi...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry service to be launched on October 27; tariff announced

October 25, 2018
Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry service to be launched on October 27; tariff announced

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. ...Read More

First trial run of RoPax vessel – Voyage Symphony from Ghogha to Dahej and docking at Dahej Terminal successful: GMB

October 23, 2018
First trial run of RoPax vessel – Voyage Symphony from Ghogha  to Dahej and docking at Dahej Terminal successful: GMB

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

10,000 migrant Alang Ship yard workers to get housing:Mandaviya

October 12, 2018
10,000 migrant Alang Ship yard workers to get housing:Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of state for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya today said that residential units for around 10000 North Indian workers of world famous Alang Ship recycling yard in Gujarat would be constructed. Notably most of the workers of Alang yard spread along 10 km of coast in gulf of Cambay in Bhavnagar district were from Non-Gujarati origin and a large chunk of it comes from Bihar and UP. Talking to newsmen here Mandaviya said that the central govern...Read More

Gujarat govt allocates 36.42 ha land for three Navodaya Vidyalaya, 12.55 ha land for inland container depot

September 12, 2018
Gujarat govt allocates 36.42 ha land for three Navodaya Vidyalaya, 12.55 ha land for inland container depot

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said it has taken decision to allocate 36.42 ha land for upcoming three Navodaya vidyalaya in newly created three districts. According to Revenue minister Kaushik Patel, each of three upcoming Navodaya vidyalaya has been allocated 12.14 ha land at Botad in Botad district, Kothariya in Morbi district and Dhaturiya in Devbhumi Dwarka district. Kaushik Patel further said that the government had taken a decision to allocate 12.15 ha land for propo...Read More

Accident in Alang Ship breaking yard in Gujarat, 2 die after falling from scrapped ship

August 31, 2018
Accident in Alang Ship breaking yard in Gujarat, 2 die after falling from scrapped ship

Bhavnagar: Two labourers involved in dismantling of an old ship in Alnag ship breaking yard of Bhavnagar district today died after falling from colossal scrapped ship. Police said that Budhabhai (36) resident of Alang and Ali Ahmed (34) resident of Jharkhand were involved in cutting of a portion of the big scrapped ship at a height of over 60 ft. They suddenly fell from there due to breaking of a portion and died on the spot. The incident took place at plot number 103 of ...Read More

APM Terminals Pipavav now connected through 7 dedicated block container trains per week from earlier 3

July 02, 2018
APM Terminals Pipavav now connected through 7 dedicated block container trains per week from earlier 3

New Delhi: Pipavav, India – APM Terminals Pipavav hosted a trade meet for its customers and service providers in New Delhi. The event was attended by key stakeholders in the industry including senior management personnel of Cargo owners, Shipping Lines, Container Train Operators, Dry Ports and Freight Forwarders. The main objective of the event was to showcase Pipavav Port’s capabilities of cargo handling and to bring together its customers and partners on the same platform to promote bus...Read More

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