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  1. How  and where do I  can obtain ship ticket to Lakshadweep Islands?
  2. Where can I get ship ticket from the islands?
  3. Do we need to reserve ship tickets in advance ?
  4. How can I get the Voyage Schedule of the ships?
  5. Tell me about ship fare and helicopter fare 
  6. Can I get reserve Railway Tickets from Lakshadweep ?
  7. Is there air services to Lakshadweep islands?
  8. Is there inter-island helicopter service in Lakshadweep ?
  9. How can I obtain/reserve helicopter tickets ?
  10. How can I get the latest information on movement of ships ?
  11. How can I transport cargo in Govt. ships?

How  and where do I  can obtain ship ticket to Lakshadweep Islands

             You can approach Lakshadweep Office, Indira Gandhi  Road, Willington Island , Kochi-3 , apply in prescribed format available at the Ticket Counter and submit. The ships namely M.V.Bharat Seema, M.V. Tipu Sultan, M.V.Amindivi and M.V. Minicoy are operating from Kochi to Lakshadweep islands as per the published voyage schedules

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Where can I get Ship Ticket in the islands ? 

               Ship tickets are issued at Port Assistants' offices situated in the premises of embarkation jetties. 

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Do we need to reserve ship tickets in advance?

                Yes, however tickets shall be issued without registration subject to availability.

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How can I get the voyage schedule of the ships ?

              It is published in this website . Printed booklets of the voyage schedule of the passenger ships in Lakshadweep are available at Port Assistants Offices in the islands and at Lakshadweep Office, Indira Gandhi Road, Willington Island Kochi-3 on payment of Rs.20/-

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Tell me about ship fare and helicopter fare ?

             Details of  ship fare is published in this website. You can also have the helicopter fare charts from this website.

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Can I reserve Railway Tickets from Lakshadweep islands?

                   Yes, Railway Tickets can be reserved to and from any Indian Railway station from the Railway Counters at Port Assistants' offices in Kavaratti and Minicoy

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Is there air services to Lakshadweep islands ?

       Yes, a dornier flight of Indian Airlines is operating from Kochi and Goa to Agatti island. A dauphin helicopter is used for connecting airlines passengers between Agatti and the capital  island Kavaratti.

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Is there inter-island helicopter service in Lakshadweep ?

            Yes, but only during monsoon season that is from May 15th to September 15th.

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How can I obtain/reserve helicopter ticket ?

                Register the name in the office of Port Officer Kavaratti or in Port Assistant's office in other islands. Ascertain the position by 5 pm on the day prior to the date of flight. Reach  helipad one hour prior to departure time.

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How can I get the latest information on movement of ships ?

                You may contact Port Control Towers in different islands and Lakshadweep Port Control Towers at Kochi, Beypore and Manglore.

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How can I transport cargo in Govt. ships?

             Ascertain the availability of space for loading from Port Office Kavaratti or Deputy Director (Supply & Transport) , Lakshadweep Office, G Road Willington Island Kochi-3  or Port  Assistants in other islands . Take shipping bill in advance in case of cargo loading from mainland ports. Remit the freights in advance on conformation of availability of space. Transport the cargo up to the ship and handover the same to Tally Clerk on board and obtain acknowledgment. Receive cargo in the islands/mainland on arrival of the ship.

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