The first Phase of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. This ferry service shall reduce the travel time between Ghogha in Saurashtra, and Dahej in South Gujarat, from about seven or eight hours, to just over an hour. When fully operationalized, it will also enable movement of vehicles. On Sunday, the Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase 1, which is passenger movement. The Prime Minister will travel in the maiden voyage of this service, from Ghogha to Dahej.
The RO RO service will considerably reduce the consumption of fuel and benefit the environment. The time spent on travel will be reduced considerably resulting in reducing of transportation cost. This will give a big boost to the economy.