Mumbai's first coastline cruise!

Mumbai's first coastline cruise!
Do you know that the length of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link is 63 times the height of the Qutub Minar in Delhi. Or for that matter, its weight is equivalent to 50,000 African elephants and the length of the steel wires used is equivalent to the ciMumbaircumference of the earth? Besides do you know that there are several forts that dot the coastline of Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region?

The newly introduced harbour cruise  "Mumbai Maiden" by  Thane-based SSR Marine Services Pvt. Ltd., in collaboration with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC)  will let you see the city like never before. The city's first coastline cruise,  made its maiden voyage from Bandra jetty with its first crew of joyriders.

In a two-hours-plus sail experience at an Indian-built 66 metres long, 15 metres wide passenger ship, one can go below the iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link, see three forts of Bandra, Mahim and Worli, see a wide variety of birds like Sea Gulls and have a view of Mumbai's beautiful skyline.  

"It is something new that we have a started in Mumbai when people can board a high-class ship and enjoy," Sanjeev Agarwal, the owner and Chief Engineer of SSR Marine Services, told Deccan Herald.

"Its unique…it's something new…the skyline of Mumbai is impressive and looks great from the sea ," said Captain RA Kumar, as he welcomes the guests to the bridge of the vessel.

The ship has two levels and the upper deck, which can accommodate approximately 285 passengers and crew members.  As of now, the cruise fare is Rs 1,600 per person.  

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