|S.No||Island||Phone (Office)||Phone (Residence)|
|1||Agatti||04894 242261||04894 242262|
|2||Amini||04897 273231||04897 273229|
|3||Andrott||04893 232356||04893 232352|
|4||Chetlat||04897 274241||04897 274245|
|5||Kadmat||04897 274235||04897 274245|
|6||Kalpeni||04895 252212||04895 252226|
|7||Kavaratti||04896 262337||04896 262219|
|8||Kiltan||04897 272232||04897 272332|
|9||Minicoy||04892 222278||04892 222279|
|Sl.No||Name of Ship||Period|
|1||M.V.Tipu Sultan||Round the year|
|2||M.V.Bharat Seema||Round the year|
|3||M.V.Dweep Setu||October to May|
|4||M.V.Amindivi||August to May|
|5||M.V.Minicoy||August to May|
|6||M.V.Hameedath Bee||October to May|
|7||M.V.Khadeeja Beevi||October to May|
II. Preparation of voyage schedule for passenger ships - Every year during May
|1||M.V.Ubaidulla||Round the year|
|2||M.V.Tinnakara||Round the year|
|3||M.V.Laccadives||Round the year|
|4||M.V.Cheriyam||Round the year|
(a) Preparation - Voyage to voyage
(b) Communication - One week before the scheduled sailing
V. Operation of Helicopter - Round the year
VI. Preparation of Helicopter programme
(a) Monsoon schedule - May
(b) Daily schedule - Day today requirements
Issue of tickets to passengers
(a) In case of confirmed schedules of ships tickets are issued one month in advance.
(b) In other cases tickets are issued three days in advance.
(c) Helicopter tickets are issued on the day of the helicopter schedule.
The Department is coordinating the operation of Indian Airlines Flight
from Agatti to Kochi/Goa. The Department is providing fuel for the aircraft.
Helicopter connectivity is provided from Kavaratti on a daily basis.
The Department is maintaining approved refueling facilities for
aircrafts at Kavaratti & Agatti.
The arrangements for embarkation and disembarkation of passengers are
provided by the department.
The necessary crafts for loading/unloading of cargo are provided by the
The department is also charged with
the responsibility of acquisition of ships for the territory.
Currently the department is taking action for acquisition of
ships as per the Perspective Plan for shipping requirements till 2015.
XIV. Construction of Tugs,
Boats and Barges
The Department is also constructing tugs, boats and barges for
XV. Providing of Harbour
Providing of Harbour facilities in the islands including construction/
modification of Jetties. Providing of mooring buoys and channel buoys is also
the responsibilities of the department. These
are provided under approved plan schemes.
The department has also taken up the scheme for providing Pre-sea
training for educated youth which ultimately leads to getting employment in
the marine sector.
Arranging for search and rescue of missing MSVs/Boats is also the responsibility of the department.
1. Ship tickets
II. Training programs for
Rating & Officer
1. Training in Rating
- Once in 4 months
UTILITY ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT
The following are the public utility functions of the Department.
1. Providing connectivity by ships
2. Railway ticket booking
3. Air travel
4. Cargo movements
5. Providing infrastructure for loading/unloading in the islands
6. Arranging training for obtaining CDC
7. Search & Rescue operation
8. Providing information about
movement of vessels
a) Go to Port Assistants office in the islands.
b) Obtain prescribed application form and fill up.
c) Obtain the ticket in the ship in the class of accommodation for
which has applied.
a) Approach the railway booking counter at the specified time.
b) Obtain prescribed application form and fill up.
c) Hand over the application to the computer operator across the
and get the ticket.
a) Register the name for the travel in the office of the Port Officer
in Kavaratti and in Port Assistant's office in
the other islands.
b) Ascertain the
5 PM on
the day prior to the date of the flight and confirm the position in
list next day, go to
helipad one hour prior to the departure time of helicopter.
c) Obtain the ticket on the basis of the passenger list prepared by the
a) Ascertain the availability of
the port office/PAs of the
concerned islands/Deputy Director(Supply & Transport) Kochi as the case
b) Intimate the requirements to the port office/PA/DD(S&T)
c) Take shipping bill in advance in the case of cargo loading at
d) Remit the freight in advance on confirmation about the availability
of the space.
e) Transport the cargo up to the ship and handover the cargo to Tally
f) Obtain acknowledgement for the cargo loaded.
g) Receive cargo in the islands/mainland on arrival of the ships
a) Ascertain availability of unloading crafts from the Port officer.
b) Give requisition in writing.
c) After clearance from the Port Officer/PA in the case of other islands remit the hire charges in advance.
d) Produce the receipt for the hire charges and take the unloading
crafts with the towing boats from Pas of the concerned islands.
e) Hand over the unloading craft back to PA after the completion of the
period for which it is hired.
f) Obtain proper acknowledgement from PA to the affect that the
unloading craft has been handed
a) Ascertain the training details from the Port Officer or from
Lakshadweep Times as the case may be.
b) Submit the applications giving complete biodata before the
c) Ascertain the date of written test or interview from the Port
d) Reach Kavaratti or the place of written test/interview in time.
e) Ascertain the result of the test or interview from the Port Officer.
f) Proceed to the place of training as per the instructions received
from Port Officer.
a) Inform the Control Tower of the concerned island or the Port Officer directly about the missing of the craft.
i. Name of the vessel
ii. Port of registry
iv. Number of crew onboard
v. Colour of the craft
vi. Whether it has communication & navigational aids
vii. Make of engine and speed
viii. Date and place of departure and destination
ix. Cargo onboard
of water and food
c) Immediately on the receipt of the intimation all the ports in
Lakshadweep will be alerted
d) After waiting for reasonable time say 24 hours intimation will be
given to Coast Guard/Navy.
Anybody may contact the Port Control Towers in different islands and Mainland Ports whose phone numbers are given below for information about movement of ships/tugs/boats and MSVs near and around those islands.
Kavaratti 262741 263470
Kiltan 272060 272060
Minicoy 222986 222986
Kochi 2669510 2669510
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