Mumbai To Get Its First Ro Ro Ship By January 28th 2020!

As per the sources, Mumbai’s first ship that is to be used for 'Ro-Ro Services', or 'Roll–On–Roll–Off Services', is expected to be delivered from Greece by 28th January 2020. Though it is subject to ideal weather conditions, the ship will be operated for carrying passengers along with their vehicles such as cars or buses, to and from Alibaug, Mandwa and other destinations situated along the city’s harbour region.

Technical Details of the Ship

According to the details given by Sanjay Bhatia, the chairman of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the ships delivered by the Greek Shipping Authority, hold a carrying capacity of 1,000 people during ideal weather conditions and 500 people during the four weather conditions. Further, the ships can carry up to 200 cars during all weather conditions. The operations of the same are expected to commence on a commercial basis by March 2020. The decision to use ships as a means of travel also reduces the time taken for travelling from Alibaug from 3 hours to 1 hour, thereby curtails the traffic jams as well as the pollution levels in the city.

What's your opinion on this initiative taken by the government? Do let us know in the comments below!

This post was published by Ashutosh Chandra

Share this post on social media
Google +

Book Mumbai Activities

Related Articles

Experiences

Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop Fast Approaching!

Adventure

Amazing Amusement Parks in Mumbai for a Fun-filled Day-out

Transport

Iconic Kali Peeli Taxis in Mumbai To Stop From Next Year - Read More To Find Out

Experiences

Sassoon Docks - Visit the Oldest Mumbai Dock Open to Public

Experiences

After 24x7 Nightlife Policy, BMC Now Plans to Plant Food Trucks Across Mumbai!

Transport

Uber Sets Foot In The Sea: UberBOAT Services To Start In Mumbai From February 1st

Adventure

Treks in Mumbai For An Adventurous Wildlife Experience

Experiences

Golf Courses in Mumbai For A Hole-in-One Experience

Travel Tips

Trains Cancelled and Diverted Due To Mumbai Rains

Transport

Bike Rental In Mumbai - Best Operators, Prices & Documents Required

Experiences

Live Music in Mumbai - Best Places To Enjoy Live Music!

Travel Tips

Bike On Rent In Mumbai - Your Guide To Riding Out

Experiences

Mumbai Street Food - Top 10 Places to Relish the Best Street Food in Mumbai

Experiences

You Need To Visit This Hidden Fort in Mumbai for the Best Views

Experiences

Mumbai To Swank An Identical Bangkok-Style Aquarium Soon

Transport

This Train Will Change The Way Of Travelling Between Mumbai and Goa

Experiences

Speedboats Soon To Connect Navi Mumbai to Gateway Of India

Experiences

Places To Visit near Mumbai in Monsoon To Escape Mumbai Rains

Adventure

20 Haunted Places in Mumbai That You Shouldn't Dare To Visit Alone!

Food & Drink

Mumbai Street Food: 48 Places to Enjoy the Best Street Food in Mumbai

Art & Culture

21 Facts About Mumbai That Will Surely Astound You

Romantic & Honeymoon

Romantic Places In Mumbai - Your Next Date Sorted!

Road Trips

Mumbai to Goa Road trip > Distance, Directions and Everything You Need To Know

Sightseeing

Mumbai Darshan - Buses, Places, Packages and All You Need To Know

Fairs & Festivals

Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai – The Most Awaited Festival of Mumbaikars

Adventure

Water Parks in Mumbai

5 Unusual Stories from Mumbai Local Trains

Historical Places in Mumbai To Explore India's Past

Nightlife in Mumbai: Places to Visit in Mumbai at Night

Places to enjoy Mumbai Monsoon

Beaches & Islands

Top Beaches in Mumbai For Locals & Tourists Alike

Comments on this post