Port Wings News Network:
Domestic luxury cruise liner ANGRIYA made its maiden visit to Mormugao Port on 25 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, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust, who has taken over charge on afternoon of 24 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 the afternoon.