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Mumbai Port welcomes Four Cruise Ships

MUMBAI: In keeping, with the promotion for the Cruise shipping undertaken by Ministry of Shipping and Mumbai Port Trust, encouraging results are showing up.

For the first time, Mumbai Port have four cruise ships docked on the same day on 18.11.2019.  ‘Mein Schiff 6’ coming from Muscat, having 2500 passengers on board arrived at 5.00 a.m. ‘Karnika’ having 800 passengers arriving from Goa berthed at 6.00 a.m. ‘Silver Spirit’ arriving from Muscat with 570 passengers docked at 8.00 a.m and ‘Angriya’ arriving from Goa with 124 passengers docked at 07.00 a.m. This is a momentous occasion having four cruise ships together on the same day in Mumbai Port Trust.

With about 1700 passengers booked for departure on ‘Karnika’, 136 passengers booked for departure on ‘Angriya’ and 500 passengers on ‘Silver Spirit’, there will be in all more than 6000 passengers transiting through Mumbai Port.

Mumbai Port Trust is constructing a State of Art Cruise Terminal of international standard, having 4,00,000 sq. ft. built up area full with retails, café, shops and other leisure and entertainment provisions, besides being a terminal for International and Domestic passengers. The terminal is likely to be operational from June/July, 2020.