Ferry Service is a merchant vessel that used to carry passengers, cargo, vehicles with many stops across a body of water in India. The public transport systems is part of the Sagar Mala project along with modernization of India’s existing ports.
Kochi Water Metro is expected to start from 2019 in Greater Kochi region and boats are equipped with latest safety and communication devices.
India’s first ro-ro ferry service started between Ghogha and Dahej, connecting South Gujarat and Saurashtra. The project was part of the India’s large transport and logistics project and launched by PM Narendra Modi.
The quickest way to get Alibaug from Mumbai is via ferry, operates from GateWay of India to Mandwa in Alibaug. Ro-Ro project expected to starts from Mumbai along with Mumbai Goa cruise line under the Sagarmala Programme.
The ferry service between Vasco and Panaji started few months ago but there was already waterways in Goa that used for travel, transport and tourism.
Ferry service in Andaman is the only way to explore tourist islands and also provide a luxurious service to guest. There are Government and private ferry services leaving from Port Blair harbor to havelock island.
Jorhat to Majuli island ferry service over the mighty Brahmaputra river operates six times a day. The island is only accessible by ferries from Jorhat and also the first island to be made a district in India as well as listed as world’s largest river island.
Satapada to Janhikuda over Chilika lake is the local transport people and vehicles in Odisha. The ferry depart from Satapada four times a day and carry vehicles of passengers.
Kerala ferry on services in the Backwaters are regulated by the inland navigation systems of state that provides inland water transport facilities.
Dabhol Dhopave ferry boat service was started by Suvarnadurga shipping & Marine Service in 2003. Ferries are connecting famous Konkan tourist destinations of Dapoli, Guhaghar, Velneshwar and Ganpatipule.
Howrah Babughat ferry service on either bank of river Hooghly is the best way to reach Howrah, Belur Math, Kutighat and Dakshineswar ghats in Kolkata.
Houseboats are modified boat primarily used as home on the backwaters of Kerala, Dal Lake near Srinagar and also convenient means of transportation.
Other popular cruise, boat and ferry service in India also includes Boat ride in Ganges, Alaknanda Luxury Cruise Liner at Varanasi, luxurious river cruise in Assam, Chilika lake boat service,bird watching boat ride in Bhigwan, Hanumantiya island boat ride, Goa cruise and boating, Mumbai to Goa cruise lines,Kochi to Lakshadweep Cruise and Cruise Ferry From Port Blair to Havelock.