New cruise from Mumbai to Goa
Mumbai Port Trust, in association with private tour operators, is about to start a new cruise service from Mumbai to Goa. As per media reports, all necessary verification processess are completed by Mumbai Port Trust and are waiting for the government approval.
“We have developed the domestic cruise terminal building. Operator is yet to get few permission and also delivery of vessel which operator has ordered from abroad got delayed. But we are hopeful that soon first Domestic cruise will start from Mumbai to Goa,” said Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust.
The cruise service is said to start from Mumbai to Murmagaon in Goa, with all modern amenities on board. The ship is packed with swimming pool, café bar and a state of art open deck dedicated for enjoying sunset.
Additionally, Mumbai Port Trust also plans to make new ‘RoPex’ service from Mumbai to Mandva, in which passengers can commute their vehicles inside this cruise. The new transportation service hence enables travellers to save fuel as well as time.
“We are starting the RoPex service which will help to reduce time of commuters who want to travel to Goa by road. This will also boost tourism in Raigad,” added Sanjay Bhatia, chairman Mumbai Port Trust.