Articles tagged under: Ghogha

Dahej – Ghogha RORO ferry service to resume from February 24

February 21, 2020
Dahej – Ghogha RORO ferry service to resume from February 24

Gandhinagar: Ghogha - Dahej RoRo Ferry with combined efforts for Government of Gujarat and Central Government will resume tidal operations from 24th February, 2020. Presently, ferry will operate in tide(high water) and in daylight. It will make one round trip each day. Government has assured that dredging at Dahej will continue to provide sufficient draft for ferry for two round trips a day. The Ferry Service was to resume operation by 21-02-2020, but due to insufficient tidal waters the ...Read More

Centre forms Empowered Committee to find ways for restart of stalled Dahej – Ghogha ro ro ferry service

February 13, 2020
Centre forms Empowered Committee to find ways for restart of stalled Dahej – Ghogha ro ro ferry service

New Delhi: Dahej - Ghogha row row ferry service is closed since long due to draft problem which is linked to dredging. The Government of Gujarat has sought technical assistance from Union Shipping ministry to find a way to resume the service. Int his context, a high level meeting chaired by MoS Shipping Mansukh Mandavia was held in presence of Shipping secretary, additional secretary, joint secretary, CEO-Gujarat Maritime Board, ferry partner among others. Various options to resume Dahej - Ghogh...Read More

Delegation meets MoS Shipping in Delhi to seek Dahej – Ghogha Ro Ro ferry service back on the track

October 15, 2019
Delegation meets MoS Shipping in Delhi to seek Dahej – Ghogha Ro Ro ferry service back on the track

Surat: A delegation led by The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries president Ketan Desai on Monday called on MoS Shipping in Centre Mansukh Mandaviya and demanded that Dahej - Ghogha ro - ro ferry service should resume. Private operator Indigo seaways has suspended this service due to lack of enough depth at Dahej coast. The delegation demanded that sudden suspension of ferry service has adversely affected transportation of cement, salt, textile etc on Surat - Bhavnagar route...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha Ro Ro Ferry service suspended for indefinite period due to inadequate depth at Dahej

September 24, 2019
Dahej – Ghogha Ro Ro Ferry service suspended for indefinite period due to inadequate depth at Dahej

Bharuch: A ro-ro ferry service operating between Dahej in Central Gujarat and Ghogha in Saurashtra region of Gujarat has been suspended for indefinite period due to inadequate depth of water at Dahej terminal based approach channel and turning circle. This has been stated by private operator Indigo Seaways Pvt Ltd. The suspension of service is attributed to heavy and unexpected siltation caused by overflowing Narmada river. In a statement, the Gujarat government arm - Gujarat Maritime Boar...Read More

GMB invites proposal to operate sea ferry services on Ghogha – Hazira and two other routes

July 08, 2019
GMB invites proposal to operate sea ferry services on Ghogha – Hazira and two other routes

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government arm Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has invited RFP (Request for Proposal) for selection of operator for ferry services for Ghogha - Hazira, Rozi(Jamnagar) - Old Mundra and Okha - Mandvi sea routes in Gujarat. Ghogha Hazira route will connect Saurashtra to Surat city directly. Hazira is located next to Surat in South Gujarat. Lakhs of people travel between Surat and Saurashtra every year, particularly around Diwali, Raksha Bandhan and summer vacation seasons. At ...Read More

In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU, Ro Ro service suspended from today

June 11, 2019
In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU,  Ro Ro service suspended from today

Bhavnagar: In the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU, the Ro Ro ferry between Ghogha and Dahej across gulf of Cambay in Gujarat has been suspended from today. A statement from Indigo Seaways management today said, "Due to cyclonic disturbance in Arabian Sea , Ghogha- Dahej ferry services will remain suspended from 11th June 2019 from 8PM (No sailing from Dahej at 8PM) until 13th 5PM ( No sailing from Ghogha at 5PM) . On 13th June afternoon after reviewing cyclone’s actual position a ...Read More

Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

February 03, 2019
Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

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

Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

January 27, 2019
Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

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

Honda uses Ghogha-Dahej Ro Pax Ferry service in Gujarat as carriage of its shipment

December 24, 2018
Honda uses Ghogha-Dahej Ro Pax Ferry service in Gujarat as carriage of its shipment

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

Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

December 24, 2018
Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

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

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