Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
14-May-2012 17:28 IST
Disembarkation Facility
In Major Ports such as Chennai, V.O. Chidambaranar, Cochin, New Mangalore, Mumbai and Mormugao Port, where cruise ships/passenger ships make a call, the disembarkation facility is available as per international standards.

Steps have been taken by the Ports to upgrade the facilities such as escalators, aero bridge, providing customs/immigration desks, baggage scanning, food court, gaming zone, passport reading machines, etc where cruise ships/passenger ships make a call.

The above information was given by the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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