01 October 2017 12:00 AM
India's First RO-RO (Roll on Roll Off) Ferry project between Dahej (Bharuch) and Gogha (Bhavnagar) in Gujarat. Reduces 350 km/ 6 Hour road journey to 35km (1.5 Hour).
Both Sites to have 30x50 m /800 Ton floating Pontoon With Single span /96 m long steel Linkspan. Designed Tidal Variation of 10 m /Diurnal tides/Second Highest tidal variation in world. 96m single span Torsionally soft linkspan one of its kind in the world.
One of the Pet Projects of our Dear Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
With Governments Push for developing Inland Water transport ,RO-RO projects offer cost effective means (Compared to long major bridges across creeks) to transport variety of Cargo as well as passenger.