Cruise vessel Nautica arrives at NMPT

Cruise vessel Nautica arrives at NMPT

A view of M V Nautica  dh photo

The vessel called at New Mangalore Port as its First Port of Call at 7 am and around 300 passengers opted for ground tour and visited places in and around Mangalore like Thousand pillar Basadi at Moodbidri, monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali at Karkala, Soans farm, cashew factories, St Aloysius chapel, Gokarnanatha temple, Kadri Manjunatha temple, City shopping  malls. The vessel sailed out at 6 pm.

This luxury cruise vessel with majority of tourists from USA with the age group of 50-60 called at Mangalore from Port Klang, Malaysia and next port of call will be Goa.  

As many as 12 passengers disembarked at New Mangalore Port to visit Mumbai by flight and will embark the same vessel at Mumbai after their visit there. This is the 5th  oyage of this vessel since its maiden call to the Port on  April 25, 2008.

NMPT Chairman P Tamilvanan while appreciating the efforts made by the State Government for arranging immigration facilities has stated that 10 Immigration Officers including 4 from Bangalore are deputed for the smooth handling of this cruise vessel as its first port of call. He has also added that all security arrangements under ISPS Code has been put into operation

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