Ro-Ro Ferry Returns on Diwali 500 passengers in a trip from Hazira to Ghogha in just 4 hours, 12 hours by road; 30 trucks, 100 car carrying capacity
Ro-Ro Ferry. Diwali call on Saurashtra people who go to Surat for business from Saurashtra is going to be available. PM Narendra Modi on November 8 from Hazira port in Surat to Ghodha in Bhavnagar will launch ro-ro ferry service between the ports.
As a result, the journey from Surat to Saurashtra is now 10-12 hours from the road to travel by road. It seems that the Ro-Ro ferry service will be completed in just four hours after going through the sea.
The announcement was made by Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya in Ahmedabad on Sunday at the conference.
He said that the Ro-Ro ferry service running between Ghogha-Dahej (small ferry) will not stop, that too will remain. Meanwhile, the Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Pex ferry service is also being commissioned.
He said that on November 8, PM Narendra Modi will launch the service in a fully-connected manner. Besides, the newly constructed ro-ro terminal port will also be released.
People in Ro-Ro ferry going to start between Hazira port to Ghogha port, Said Mandaviya said will also be able to carry your bike, car, truck, and bus together. This is where the road between Saurashtra-Surat would reduce the traffic. People will get cheaper travel facilities.
Ro-Ro Ferry will make three trips a day. Through which 5 crore passengers, 80 thousand passenger vehicles in a year,
50,000 two-wheelers and 30,000 trucks will be possible. There is a distance of 370 kilometers between Ghogha-Hazira, which is just 90 kilometers from the sea route.
In a manner, About 90 thousand liters of fuel would also be saved per day. 24 metric tons (MT) carbon emissions per day will be less.
Pipavav-Surat and Mumbai also planned to be connected
Union Minister of State, Mansukh Mandaviya said that pipavav-Surat will now be connected via sea. Besides, Surat-Diu is also planned to be added. To build a jetty at Mumbai JNPT port the work is going on Mumbai-Pipavav will be added as soon as it is completed.
This makes the cargo of South India can be transported directly from Gujarat. The facility of carrying 100 trucks simultaneously will be ensured.
Dredging work is going on in Diu. The jetty remains. Dredging work to make a big well is going on in Diu. Then between Surat and Diu Sea travel will be possible.
These will be fares, bookings from today
600 Rs. per passenger in Ro-Ro ferry, Rs 800 in executive class, one car – Rs 1200, Bike Rs 350, Truck (more than 36 metric tonnes – 85500) Bus – 5000, Tempo – Rs 4000 Rental Rate ensured.
The booking will be started on the website on behalf of the company from November 2.
1500-2000 Rs. spent on going to Ghogha by car
The car will cost Rs 1740 per km on the trip.
An average of 15 KM per liter will cost Rs 2035.
An average of 15 kmper litre will cost Rs 1670. It is only fuel cost. It does not include toll tax expenses. On this route, there are 4 Tolnaka including Bharuch, Karjan. On which a toll tax of about Rs. 300 to 350 is to be paid. While the two wheeler is on the Ghogha, petrol will cost Rs 600. (All expenses are of single trip)
22 light rafts to be present for safety
Facilities: 14-Passenger Lounge, 78-Passenger Business Class, 316-Passenger Executive and 92-Passenger Economy
Food Court: 2
There are 22 light rafts for the safety of passengers in an emergency. Each has a capacity of 25 passengers. 1 fast rescue boat with passenger capacity.
Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Ro Ferry service is Dream Project of Prime minister of India Shree Narendra Modi
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