Season's third cruise vessel calls at Mangaluru port

The vessel arrived from Mormugao Port, Goa. From Mangaluru it will be sailing to Kochi.

The third cruise vessel of the season named "Silver Spirit" called at New Mangalore Port on Thursday.

There were 450 passengers and 300 crew on board of the cruise.

The passengers were welcomed in a traditional manner by showcasing local folk culture including Yakshagana. As many as 250 passengers had booked to visit various tourist destinations in and around Mangaluru. The vessel will be sailing back in the evening.

The vessel arrived from Mormugao Port, Goa. From Mangaluru it will be sailing to Kochi.

The cruise season began on November 4 and as many a 24 cruise vessels have already confirmed their visit to the New Mangalore Port in the current season.In previous fiscal, 26 cruise vessels had called at the port. 

In 2017, a total of 22 cruise vessels with 24,258 passengers had visited the port.

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