Domestic luxury cruise liner ANGRIYA made
its maiden visit to Mormugao Port on 25th October, carrying 226 passengers from
Mumbai. The cruise ship arrived at 9.00 hours in the morning and was docked at
the cruise terminal at Mormugao Port.
Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, IAS Chairman,
Mormugao Port Trust who has taken over charge on afternoon of 24th October
2018, visited the cruise ship docked in port along with Shri G.P. Rai, Dy.
Chairman MPT, and Heads of Department.
The Chairman, the Dy. Chairman and
officers of the Port were extended a warm welcome on board the ship and
received by the Ship Capt. Irwin Sequeira, Capt. Nitin Dhond, Managing
Director, Angriya Sea Eagle Pvt Ltd., Shri Kiran Thakur, Chairman, Angriya Sea
Eagle Pvt Ltd., and Directors, Shri Sarvesh Dhond and Leena Kamat Prabhu.
Capt. Irwin Sequeira personally escorted
Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, Chairman, and his team on the cruise ship and briefed the
dignitaries on the technical details and all the facilities available to the
guests on board the ship.
Shri Jerome Clement, Traffic Manager
In-charge, MPT, briefly addressed the dignitaries on board the cruise ship on
behalf of the Port Management, and extended greetings to the Capt. Irwin
Sequeira, Officers and crew to Mormugao Port and assured all logistical support
to the cruise liner for a successful run on the Mumbai-Goa sector.
The Chairman, Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar,
presented a plaque to Capt. Irwin Sequeira, and a floral bouquet was presented
to Shri Thakur by Shri G.P. Rai, Dy. Chairman to commemorate the maiden visit
of the domestic cruise ship to Mormugao Port. Capt. Dhond, in turn presented a
Souvenir to Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, Chairman, as a token of appreciation.
Capt. Irwin Sequeira and
the Ship Management expressed their satisfaction on the infra facilities
provided by the Mormugao Port authorities for safe docking of the vessel and
smooth transit of passengers from ship to the shore. Shuttle buses carried the
visiting guests from the cruise terminal to the taxi stand outside the Port
gate. The visiting guests availed the local tourist taxis and Goa Miles taxi
facilities for their onward travel in Goa. The cruise ship sailed to Mumbai in